Many would say that we burden ourselves too much when we dredge up such dread and terror; but, without memory, a collective memory, we are less human and we are more likely to be less humane to each other.
At the end of the day, brands want our trust. The marketplace is full of shiny objects vying for our attention and money. Money is simply the manifestation of trust. Mutual trust requires vulnerability.
Several organizations such as the Somaly Mam Foundation, Ecpatusa.org and The Body Shop have initiatives in place to combat the slave trade and sex trafficking and of children and young people. But most people are unaware that this is even happening.