Friday, September 25, 2009

Ricky Martin fights for children's rights at Clinton Global Initiative

Latin pop singer, Ricky Martin, looking very handsome, spoke at the Clinton Global Initiative to discuss human trafficking and advocating for children's rights. According to the Ricky Martin Foundation, it's estimated that 1.2 million children are trafficked worldwide every year for exploitation purposes such as forced labor, commercial sexual exploitation, prostitution and servitude, among other forms of slavery. reports:
Ricky Martin took the opportunity to address an issue near and dear to his heart. The pop star and father of two has been an advocate of children's rights, combating human trafficking through his organization, the Ricky Martin Foundation. Speaking during the "Human Capital Breakout Sessions: Leadership and Solutions to End Human Trafficking and Forced Labor" section, the singer addressed the audience, "It's a privilege to celebrate the achievements of other activists that combat modern day slavery."