Our most precious human right is freedom, it allows us to live as we were destined and designed. Unfortunately, millions are enslaved globally and this human right is only a dream. January marks Human Trafficking Awareness Month, an opportunity for me to share why I choose to give towards ending slavery and renewing freedom.
There are millions of slaves globally. The vast majority of victims of trafficking live below the poverty line, as the women and children in these environments are the most vulnerable. Those living in the darkest of situations need a voice in order to be given back their light. I donate to International Justice Mission's efforts to provide freedom and care to victims because it brings us closer to a world without slavery. In the fight to end human trafficking, my hope is to reach the vulnerable, rescue the victim and restore the survivor.
In writing this, I couldn't help but think of my heart and all of our hearts. One of our brand's core values is being heart centered. We are rooted and grounded in love. We live in relationship. We care for others, ourselves, and the world and offer healing from the heart.
True freedom begins in the heart, which mirrors how each piece of JEN HANSEN is designed. I hope that our jewelry not only enhances a woman's natural beauty, but that it hits her at a deeper level: I hope it encourages her to find her strength, voice and freedom, so that she may live out her dreams and purpose. I feel so fortunate to be able to channel my passion for jewelry into my purpose, because it takes each of us to make a difference in advancing the cause of freedom. Each piece of jewelry sold adds up and increases the support we are able to give organizations working to end human trafficking.
In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, you will receive one of our signature stretchie bracelets as a gift with each purchase through the end of January. In wearing these, we are all united in the fight to give freedom and end trafficking in all forms.