World Day against Trafficking in Persons – July 30

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Mclean, Virginia (July 25, 2019) – The United Nations designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness of the devastating issue and to promote the protection of people’s basic human rights. Trafficking is modern-day slavery, and this heinous crime is growing not only globally, but right here in Virginia as well. For 2019, World Day against Trafficking in Persons focus is highlighting the importance of government action in the interest of victims of trafficking.

The Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation has reached out to the Town of Warrenton and the Fauquier Bank to join them to observe World Day against Trafficking in Persons on July 30, 2019, at 9 a.m. in The Fauquier Bank courtyard located at 10 Courthouse Square in downtown Warrenton.

The Just Ask Trafficking Prevention Foundation is a Fauquier County, Va., based nonprofit organization focused on ending human trafficking in the U.S. and around the world, through education, prevention, and intervention.

The Town of Warrenton is the county seat for Fauquier County, Virginia.

The Fauquier Bank, established in 1902, is an independent community bank offering a full range of financial services for commercial and retail customers including internet banking, insurance, wealth management, and financial planning through its banking offices located in Fauquier and Prince William counties in Virginia.

Learn more about World Day against Trafficking in Persons here.

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