DemandSupply2012 is a short fictional film raising awareness about sex trafficking, it highlights the possible increase for and during the London Olympics.
DemandSupply2012 was screened at the Cannes Film Festival 2011 as part of the shortfilmcorner.
This original film is produced by idoje studios, starring Christina Anastasia and Marian Elizabeth.
RAISING AWARENESS DOES MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE. TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE SURE THE LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS ARE 'TRAFFIC' FREE.
See http://www.jodidesouza.com/demandsupply2012 for more info
Director - Jodi De Souza (http://www.jodidesouza.com)
DOP - Max Williams (http://www.maxwilliamsdop.com)
To find out more about trafficking and to see how you help stop it, check out some of the great charities like
The Salvation Army, Helen Bamber Foundation, Stop The Traffik or A21.
* 1.2 million children are trafficked every year
(Estimate by UNICEF)
* People trafficking is the fastest growing means by which people are enslaved, the fastest growing international crime, and one of the largest sources of income for organised crime (The UN Office on Drugs and Crime)
* At least 12.3 million people are victims of forced labor worldwide. Of these 2.4 million are as a result of human trafficking. (A global alliance against forced labor, International Labor Organisation, 2005)
* 600,000-800,000 men, women and children are trafficked across international borders each year. Approximately 80 per cent are women and girls. Up to 50% are minors. (US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2005)
* The majority of trafficked victims arguably come from the poorest countries and poorest strata of the national population. (A global alliance against forced labor, International Labor Organisation, 2005)
* Human trafficking in the second largest source of illegal income worldwide exceeded only by drugs trafficking. (Belser 2005)
* There are even reports that some trafficking groups are switching their cargo from drugs to human beings, in a search of high profits at lower risk. (UN office on drugs and crime)
* People are trafficked into prostitution, begging, forced labor, military service, domestic service, forced illegal adoption, forced marriage etc.
* Types of recruitment; include abduction, false agreement with parents, sold by parents, runaways, travel with family, orphans sold from street or institutions.