A one-day global yoga event created to raise awareness of and funds for the anti-trafficking organisation Odanadi Seva Trust, a pioneering anti-trafficking organisation based in Mysore, South India. Odanadi works for the rescue, rehabilitation and reintegration of trafficked women and children. For the past 25 years Odanadi has been committed to providing a safe haven for survivors of human trafficking, sexual exploitation, slavery and domestic abuse.
An estimated 2.5 million people globally are in forced labour at any given time as a result of trafficking, according to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, generating £20 billion per year. In 2012 women accounted for 55-60 percent of all trafficking victims detected globally; children accounted for 27 percent –- a 7 percent increase from the period 2003-2006. Sexual exploitation is the most common cause of human trafficking (79%), followed by forced labour (18%). UNICEF estimates that globally, up to two million children are exploited in the commercial sex trade.
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