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Global Family Network heading to Washington D.C. to report on human trafficking

Posted at 3:43 PM, Jul 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-31 18:43:26-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A local organization that fights human trafficking and has a shelter for young girls here in Kern County is preparing to head to Washington D.C. next week to report on the issue across the nation.

As the Executive Director of Global Family Network explains, she is part of a special national committee and will be giving a report to a team representing the president.

Jennifer Jensen is the founder and executive director of Global Family Network and the Daughter Project, a non-profit that endeavors to protect children and preserve families in eight countries around the globe.

According to the Global Family Network's website, to date, 17,000 children have been brought back to their families and 12,000 daughters have been cared for because of the Daughter Project and the Global Family Network.