Facing an issue as large as child trafficking is daunting. Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. One thing is for sure, awareness is the first step towards action and achieving our goal!

We’ve assembled this collection of inspirational quotes to help enable you to join in our fight against child trafficking. Share the quotes that inspire you most with your friends and get some conversations started about human trafficking and the work Destiny Rescue is doing to stop it. It is only with an army of supporters that we will be able to reach into these dark places and bring more children into the light. Together we can take action and see amazing results!

Eleven Inspiring Quotes on Human Trafficking and Freedom:

I learned that I have the power to change the situation around me. I don’t need to live at risk to make ends meet for my family. With effort and perseverance, I can live a dignified life and encourage others to do the same.”

Disha, Human Trafficking Survivor from South Asia


Rescued girls are tired from working long, night-time hours. They are quiet and they cannot trust anyone. They have a hard time believing someone wants to help them. They often ask ‘What do you want from me?’”

Kanda, Destiny Rescue Caseworker in Thailand

One day, they [Empower trauma counselors] shared a Bible scripture from Ephesians 5, which talks about ‘living a holy life’. This has been the greatest turning point in my life.”

Fiona, Survivor from Uganda

It’s one of the most harmful crimes that I’ve ever seen in my policing or investigative career, generally because of the connection between the victim and the abuser.”

Caleb, Destiny Rescue Global OSEC Director, reporting on the online sexual exploitation of children

I did not want to work like this from the beginning. The only reason I had to do this work is because I needed the money.” 

Malee, Human Trafficking Survivor from Thailand

Before I had given up hopes in life – that’s why I was so bitter. Now, I have come to realize that there are still hopes for me.” 

Hope, Survivor from Uganda

Many of the girls we help post-rescue have no government ID card. They grew up in poor areas where it was impossible for them to have one. Without it, their path of freedom is extra hard.”

Kanda, Destiny Rescue Caseworker in Thailand

I just wish that girls everywhere get a chance to live the way they were meant to – in dignity and freedom. 

Deepti, Human Trafficking Survivor from South Asia

 Girls lose their lives and their identities when customers start touching them. They are no longer a person…just a product.”

Chet, Rescue Agent, Thailand

This evil of child sex slavery can, and will, end in our generation if we are willing to own the shame of the cards dealt to us from generations past and then declare with a loud voice: “No More!” And then actually do something. 

Tony Kirwan, Destiny Rescue Founder 

The number of people being trafficked is increasing–at the end of the day, we just want to rescue whoever we can, as much as we can. 

Samantha, Destiny Rescue Social Worker and Liaison in The Philippines

We hope these quotes have inspired you. Learn more about how you can take action against human trafficking today!

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