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Canadian Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Ms. Joy Smith, Conservative Member of Parliament for Kildonan-St-Paul, Manitoba, works constantly to fight against and to raise the awareness of the Canadian people about human trafficking.

In 2007, Ms. Smith presented a private members bill to the government calling for the condemnation of the trafficking of women and children. It was unanimously adopted by Parliament.

Following this step, in 2012, she got the Canadian government to declare February 22nd as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. 

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