Monday, October 13, 2008

Did You Know?


THE FACTS 

(visit www.ijm.org)

• Human trafficking is the world’s third largest criminal  

enterprise, after drugs and weapons. (U.S. Department of State) 


• Worldwide, there are nearly two million children in the  

commercial sex trade. (UNICEF) 


• There are an estimated 600,000 to 800,000 children, women  

and men trafficked across international borders annually.  

(U.S. Department of State) 


• Approximately 80 percent of human trafficking victims are women 

and girls, and up to 50 percent are minors. (U.S. Department of State) 


• The total market value of illicit human trafficking is estimated to 

be in excess of $32 billion. (U.N.) 


• Sex trafficking is an engine of the global AIDS epidemic.  

(U.S. Department of State) 


"The LORD works righteousness and justice for all who are oppressed."  Psalm 103:6


Please pray for my upcoming trip to SE Asia.  If you are interested in obtaining a prayer calendar with specifics please let me know.  We covet your prayers.  Thanks. 


5 comments:

Stephanie said...

I would be honored to pray for you as you travel to SE Asia. Having specifics would be great. I can't wait to see and hear all that God is going to do!
Love,
Steph

Conethia and Jim Bob said...

I do hope you have a successful and safe trip. Those facts are staggering!!

Candace said...

I would love the opportunity to lift you up in prayer. What an amazing chance to literally upset the world!

Acts 17:6

Candace McDowell

Joyful said...

Hey Kimberly,

Please send me a copy of your prayer calendar.

Joy

Alan said...

Tony & Kim, I posted about AMJ and IJM and mentioned you on our blog at http://pretreadoptionblog.blogspot.com/
Blessings to you...