Today Jaco Booyens joins us to talk about his work fighting the human sex trafficking crisis. We also talk with Maura Davies about owning pets and helping the environment.
Jaco serves in many areas across multiple industries. He is the president and CEO of the film company, After Eden Pictures. He is the founder of SHAREtogether. Jaco directed and produced the feature film, 8 Days, to raise awareness about the reality of Sex Trafficking in the United States.
Today we talk about some of the current statistics and the shocking prevalence of sex trafficking in the United States. Most people are not aware of the vast amount of human trafficking going on in their area. Jaco is a leader in this fight, traveling all over the world to spread awareness and to rally for change. The first place to start is with educating our children and empowering women.
The scary part about our world today, is the availability to ANYTHING. If someone wants to buy a child for sex, they easily can find a way. Also, our children are over-sexualized way too early, their minds simply don’t know how to process it. That is what makes the act of sex lose it’s sacredness and innocence. We are living in a very unsafe world for children, and we need to step up and change it. Jaco tells us exactly what we can do in our own communities to help fight this fight and end the sex trafficking crisis in America.
Here are some past episodes with Jaco:
Owning Pets AND Helping the Environment
Maura Davies is the VP of Communications for the SPCA of Texas. Today we talk about how you can help the environment when you have pets. First things first, adopting and not shopping is the best way to keep animals off the streets and out of shelters. Next, we talk about certain environmentally friendly pet litters, along with ways to recycle and donate certain items to animal shelters in your area.