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'What Can I Do to Fight Human Trafficking?' -- Moody Publishers and Moody Radio Providing Resources to Help You Stop Modern-Day Slavery
Contact: Janis Backing, 312-329-2108, janis.backing@moody.edu

CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Right now there are more slaves on earth than at any other time in history: 27 million worldwide. Many people want to fight this injustice, but how?

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. And Moody Publishers is teaming up with Moody Radio to draw attention to this horrific problem and empower people everywhere to prevent slavery, and rescue and restore victims caught in this illegal trade.

* Moody Radio is exposing the reality of the fastest-growing criminal activity in the world and giving voice to those who are working to bring freedom and restoration to victims, through a series of conversations with ministry leaders and on-the-ground workers with firsthand experience. Listen at freethemtoday.org.

* On January 21, Moody Radio stations throughout the country will invite listeners to pray specifically about the issues of modern-day slavery and human trafficking.

* Also at freethemtoday.org, Moody Publishers is offering FREE e-books from experts who are fighting injustice and want to help others do the same:

The White Umbrella: Walking With Survivors of Sex Trafficking, by Mary Frances Bowley, president and founder of Wellspring Living, an Atlanta-based organization fighting childhood sexual abuse and exploitation since 2001.

Why Not Today: Trafficking, Slavery, the Global Church … and You, by Matthew Cork, lead pastor at Friends Church in Yorba Linda, Calif.

Gospel Justice: Joining Together to Provide Help and Hope for Those Oppressed by Legal Injustice, by Bruce Strom, founder of Administer Justice, a Christian legal aid organization serving the needs of low-income and no-income individuals.

Contact Janis Backing at 312-329-2108 or janis.backing@moody.edu.

Gary Haugen, president and CEO of International Justice Mission

Christine Cain, founder of the A21 Campaign

Joseph D'Souza, international president of the Dalit Freedom Network

Sarah Groves, singer and songwriter, activist for International Justice Mission

Peter Evert, COO of Destiny Rescue USA

Bruce Kratky, board member of MATTOO (Men Against The Trafficking Of Others)

Carl Ralston, co-founder of Remember Nhu

Dr. Rajkumar Boaz Johnson, professor of biblical and theological studies at North Park University

Did you know that Moody Bible Institute offers a Ministry to Victims Of Sexual Exploitation major? Details at www.moody.edu/ministry-victims-exploitation.