Jada Pinkett Smith Urges Congress To Go Hard On Human Trafficking

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Jada Pinkett Smith human traffickingWASHINGTON — Actress and activist Jada Pinkett Smith (pictured) is urging Congress to step up the fight against human trafficking in the United States and abroad.

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The actress testified during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Tuesday that she plans to launch a campaign to raise awareness and spur action against human trafficking and slavery. She credited her 11-year-old daughter, Willow, who sat nearby, with bringing the issue to her attention.

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Also on hand was actor Will Smith, the actress’ husband and Willow’s father.

The actress said human slavery “robs us of the thing we value most, our freedom.”

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