It’s Critical That The G20 Address Human Trafficking

Responding to: The G20 Interfaith Forum: Why It’s Important

By: Kevin Hyland

June 28, 2019

Human trafficking and modern slavery undercut human rights, dignity, democratic freedoms, and moral principles. It is one of the vilest forms of exploitation known. Global leaders have yet to give this scourge the attention and commitment to action it demands.

There’s a chance to do so this weekend, at the June 28-29 G20 Summit in Osaka. The G20, which at its core is a meeting to discuss key issues in the global economy, cannot ignore this blight that darkens and undermines the safe, fair, and free functioning of the world’s global trade system.

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Editor's Note: This op-ed was published as part of the follow-up to the 2019 G20 Interfaith Forum, held in Tokyo June 7 through 9. Read the rest of the article on the Daily Caller website.

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It’s Critical That The G20 Address Human Trafficking