MTV EXIT is a multimedia campaign to raise awareness and increase prevention of human trafficking.
On November 21, Saturday, the MTV Exit concert series reaches Davao. MTV Exit Davao leg will be staged at SM City Davao with performances from the Itchy Worms, Moymoy Palaboy and Imago.
What is Human Trafficking?
Human trafficking is the third most profitable criminal activity in the world after illegal drugs and arms trafficking.
It is a global phenomenon which is a product of poverty and unemployment. It exacts a significant toll in the multitude of countries around the world. A victim is often subjected to the use of force, fraud, or coercion for labor exploitation, sexual exploitation, or domestic servitude.
The United Nation's International Labor Organization estimates that worldwide about 2.5 million people are victims of trafficking and over half of these people are in Asia and the Pacific. Other estimates range from 4 million to 27 million.
According to the US Government, approximately 800,000 people are trafficked across national borders. Over 80 percent of these transnational victims are women and up to 50 percent are children. These numbers do not include millions of female and male victims who are trafficked within their own countries into forced or bonded labor.
Be informed. Catch MTV Exit only at Mindanao’s premier shopping, dining and leisure destination— SM City Davao. Show starts at 6 PM.
For more information, log on to www.mtvexit.org or www.smcitydavao.blogspot.com.