Within the framework of the International Day against Human Trafficking, the Municipal Institute for Women carried out this activity
MAZATLAN. – Mazatlan witnessed the lighting of the blue heart in commemoration of the International Day against Human Trafficking.
A blue heart illuminated the façade of the Hotel Hacienda, with the aim that the city is a participant in the global awareness that there should be in the face of this illegal activity that takes place in certain tourist destinations around the world.
Carmen Ramírez, director of INMUJER, expressed that with this action in coordination with the General Manager of the Hotel, Mirna Mejía Silva, the aim is to contribute to preventing crime in those sectors identified as most vulnerable; give victims of human trafficking a voice.
As well as raising awareness among the population and making people understand how many can be participants in human trafficking even without knowing it.
“This is done with that objective, to generate awareness among Mazatlan society, that’s why we decided to do it at the hotel so that it would reach more people.”
The blue heart represents the sadness of those who are victims of human trafficking and recalls the insensitivity of those who buy and sell other human beings the use of the color blue of the united nations also demonstrates the organization’s commitment to the fight against this crime that violates human dignity.
What is Mexico’s blue heart campaign looking for?
Contribute to preventing crime among those sectors identified as most vulnerable.
Give voice to the victims of human trafficking and civilize the contexts in which they find themselves.
Raise awareness among the population and make people understand how many can be participants in human trafficking, even without realizing it.
Provide specific information about crime and what society can do to support its prevention, detection and combat.