Scientology Network’s VOICES FOR HUMANITY, the weekly series presenting heroic change makers from a variety of faiths, cultures and nations, working to uplift their communities, announces a new episode featuring human rights activist Glory Matipile, premiering on July 5, 2023.
VOICES FOR HUMANITY airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Scientology Network.
With a depressed job market and high rate of unemployment, many South Africans are easily lured with potential jobs that turn out to be human trafficking traps. Of those ensnared, only one percent are ever rescued. Children and young South Africans are trafficked for sex slavery, drug trafficking and organ harvesting. Glory Matipile has made it her mission to rescue victims of human trafficking and to spread the knowledge of human rights. Her work focuses on educating the youth of South Africa to the tricks and tactics of traffickers, helping prevent them from ever becoming victims.
A native of South Africa, Glory Matipile’s determination to become an activist in the battle against human trafficking was sparked by the disappearance of a girl she knew growing up. Setting out to find her friend, Glory uncovered the numerous scams and deceits traffickers employed and the dangers they posed to the country’s youth. Glory decided to start the organization Baagi Ba South Africa (The Future of South Africa) to advocate for victims. With her team of activists, she exposed a trafficking ring, saving hundreds of potential victims from being consigned to slavery. Glory and her organization have a widespread presence in communities, in schools and have brought the message of human rights to millions through South African media.
Glory Matipile is the founder and CEO of Baagi Ba South Africa.
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