“You can choose to look away, but you can never again say you didn’t know”
– William Wilberforce
- Human Trafficking is the Modern-Day Slavery
- The average age of entry is 12 years old
- 45 million enslaved world wide
- 300,000 children enslaved in the U.S.
- Human Trafficking cases in every zip code
- MEN are the primary perpetrators
“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”
– Nelson Mandela
MEN! Fight For Me Is an authentically real conversation about the plight of Human Trafficking in America, specifically child sex trafficking. This book is a conversational approach from people with “Lived Experience.”
MEN! Fight For Me is co-authored by Alan Smyth & Jessica Midkiff, plus a host of other experts, both survivors as well as professionals in the field. Alan Smyth is the Executive Director for Saving Innocence, an anti-human trafficking organization based in Los Angeles. Jessica Midkiff is a trafficking expert having survived 10 years of commercial, sexual exploitation herself as well having spent 10 years of advocacy work helping younger victims escape and recover.
The primary target of this book is the male audience. Alan is the primary voice speaking man to man while Jessica provides expert testimony and insights throughout.
The book contains a thorough breakdown of the various components of human trafficking. Alan also provides a strong challenge to all men everywhere regarding living better, stronger and in a healthier way. This book will also examine what Authentic Masculinity looks like as well as a host of practical action items and a number of possible solutions.