Between 25 and 40 million people are victims of human trafficking across the globe. This includes millions of children who are enslaved in sex trafficking.

Click the image above to watch an interview with Lacey Libbey on the importance of combatting child sex trafficking in Alaska.

On July 30 the Alaska Watchman attended a rally in downtown Wasilla that aimed to raise awareness about how to fight human trafficking locally, especially child sex trafficking.

In this interview, rally organizer Lacey Libbey talks about some of the challenges facing Alaska. In particular the gathering aimed to raise support for My House, a nonprofit that serves Alaskans ages 14 to 24 who are at risk due to homelessness. This population is among the most vulnerable to human trafficking.

Click here to view the interview.

Mat-Su rally urges Alaskans to fight child sex trafficking

Joel Davidson
Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 24 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.