By Helen Flores (The Philippine Star)
Representatives from government, media, the business sector and NGOs gathered at the Edsa Shangri-La Hotel Wednesday night in support of the Called to Rescue Foundation, a non-profit worldwide organization involved in rescuing minor children from sex trafficking, violence and abuse.
The event also saw the launching of a 24/7 hotline number – 0906 3063889 – that will respond to emergency or crisis calls from victims of trafficking.
“With all of us working together this situation in your country can be taken care of… as we all come together we can make this a sex trafficking-free country,” Dr. Cyndi Romine, president of Called to Rescue said.
NBN-ZTE deal whistleblower Rodolfo Lozada, The STAR columnists Jarius Bondoc and Cito Beltran, beauty and wellness expert Cory Quirino and singer Kuh Ledesma were among the personalities who joined the stepped-up drive against sex trafficking.
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