Zonta Club of Billings

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Red Sand Project Billings

A Human Trafficking Awareness Project. Red Sand Events distribute Red Sand to spread in sidewalk cracks throughout Montana to bring awareness to people society has allowed to 'fall through the cracks.' Human Trafficking an epidemic in our country and exists in every state including Montana. 

U.S. law defines human trafficking as the use of force, fraud, or coercion to compel a person into commercial sex acts or labor or services against his or her will. The one exception involves minors and commercial sex. Inducing a minor into commercial sex is considered human trafficking regardless of the presence of force, fraud or coercion.

Human trafficking is a $150 Billion business and the average age of a person first trafficked is 12 years old. Zonta Clubs worldwide are working to fight Human Trafficking. Zonta International "envisions a world in which women's rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential.

In such a world, women have access to all resources and are represented in decision making positions on an equal basis with men. In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence."

Watch for Red Sand Projects and Events bringing Red Sand, speakers, survivors, victim service information and more to you.

For Red Sand Projects happening in Yellowstone County and the areas of Montana, check out: