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Aiki Segawa

Lighthouse in Tokyo

Lighthouse

PRESENTED ON OCT 09, 2014
IN TOKYO @ BCCJ COMMUNITY HUB

Japan is one of the safest countries in the world. However, little is known of Japan's dark secret: human trafficking. 

Aiki Segawa talks in depth about the issue of human trafficking in Japan. With the organization of Lighthouse, Aiki is working hard to help victims of human, usually children as young as 6 years old. Working hard to raise awarness within Japan, gain support, and take action to eliminate human trafficking in Japan. 

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