Preventative Programs

It is our belief that education is the key to stop the demand and prevent human trafficking.

When we are not actively rescuing or interacting with survivors, the Rahab’s Daughters team is in the community providing education about human trafficking. Our founders, Sharmila (Sam) Wijeyakumar and Dr. Rev. Denardo Ramos, offer several trainings and keynote talks that can shed light on the complex world of human trafficking.


  • Hospitals
  • Healthcare Professionals 
  • Churches and religious organizations
  • Schools
  • Institutions of Higher Education
  • Community Groups (Mommy & Me;​ Mom’s Groups; Moms of teens groups; Parenting Groups; Men’s Groups; Dad’s Groups)
  • Sporting Groups
  • Law Enforcement
  • Corporations and their Execs & Sales Teams
  • Financial institutions
  • Housing Association
  • Realtors
  • Community Organizations – Rotary, Lions, Networking groups, etc.
  • Businesses (Hotels; Motels; Airlines; Supply chains; Restaurants; Convenience stores; Gas Stations; Truck stops; Hair/Nail Salons; Financial institutions

Keynote Talks Presented by Sharmila Wijeyakumar

Description: ​Hear my first-hand account of  the recovery process and how I overcame  numerous challenges to reintegrate into society and build a well-lived life.

Description: ​The factors that can lead to becoming trafficked.

Description: What role does technology play in human trafficking? How can you keep yourself and your loved ones safe online? How does law enforcement keep up with the changing technological landscape?

Description: What data points and metrics could be tracked to identify human trafficking in your supply chain? Is blockchain an effective tool?

Keynote Talks Presented by Sharmila Wijeyakumar

Description: ​What does it mean to care for someone who has been traumatized? What are the pillars of Trauma-informed care?


Description: What are the signs of human trafficking? How can you recognize it and what are the most effective ways to report it?


Description: How to support and empower your partner.


Description: How to build community action groups to combat human trafficking.


Other Educational Opportunities

In addition to the keynote talks, we can facilitate active, hands-on training, like our Fight Like a Girl, Fight For a Girl empowerment workshops.  

If you would like to book one of our keynote talks or workshops, please contact us at We may be able to customize a program for your organization if you have specific topics related to human trafficking that you would like addressed.

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