FAQ

What is Stop Traffick Fashion?

Stop Traffick Fashion provides opportunities and hope for survivors of sex trafficking while offering unique clothing and accessories. STF customers really do change the lives of trafficking victims, one beautiful item at a time! Each purchase from Stop Traffick Fashion directly helps the survivors and the organizations rescuing them. People who have been rescued from their captors make almost all of our accessories and receive income from STF sales. In addition, a portion of all sales revenue is donated back to our partner organizations that rescue victims and provide rehabilitation and training. To find out more, visit our About Us page.

What is human trafficking and modern day slavery?

Human trafficking is the fastest growing form of international crime and the second largest source of income for organized crime, surpassing even the drug trade. Today 27 million men, women and children are held as slaves in hard labor work, the sex industry, or as soldiers. Each year, more than 2 million children are exploited in the global commercial sex trade. Greed and money drive slavery; according to the U.N., the total market value of human trafficking is over $32 billion. In 2007, slave traders made more money than Google, Nike and Starbucks combined.

Some people assume this issue only affects other parts of the world—the third world or places where lack of education fuels poverty and ignorance. However, an estimated 17,500 people from other countries are trafficked into the United States each year.

What impact does my purchase have? Who benefits?

Our products are part of a vital step in the rehabilitation of women rescued from trafficking: job skills training to help them earn a sustainable income and support their families. All of the women who make our products are paid a fair wage, which gives them the money they need for health care and savings as well as for safe childcare and school supplies for their kids. The work they do changes their lives now and smoothes a path for long-term change in the years and generations to come.

In addition, Stop Traffick Fashion donates a portion of all revenue to our partner organizations that work around the world rescuing victims and providing rehabilitation for survivors.

Where are STF items made?

All over the world! We have t-shirts and bags and jewelry from India, jewelry from Thailand and Uganda, bags from Cambodia and bath and body products from Nashville, Tennessee.

What about the working conditions?

Each of our vendors are a little different, but here’s what they have in common: the workers who make our products are paid fair wages and work in supportive environments. They work a reasonable number of hours, with breaks throughout the day and days off during the week. They have access to the healthcare and childcare they need. Each of our partner organizations also maintains strict safety standards that often go above and beyond the safety requirements of the country where they’re located.

How are orders shipped?

All orders are shipped via USPS Priority Mail and you will receive a tracking number for each shipment. We make every effort to ship your order within two business days. If you need quicker shipping please email us at hello@stoptraffickfashion.com and we will be happy to make special arrangements.

Do you accept orders placed outside of the US?

Please contact us at hello@stoptraffickfashion.com if you live outside the US and would like to place an order.

Where does this store ship from?

Stop Traffick Fashion is headquartered in Bend, Oregon so all orders ship from there.

What is this store’s return and exchange policy?

We sincerely hope you are pleased with your purchase from Stop Traffick Fashion! However, we will gladly accept returns on items within 30 days of the purchase date. All items must be in mint condition with the receipt and any original tags intact in order to receive a full refund. To request a return for any reason, please email hello@stoptraffickfashion.com and we will provide a return shipping label.

How do I pay for my order? Is it secure?

Payment is accepted via PayPal. If you don’t have a PayPal account you can still pay by credit card through their payment gateway. If you have an account you can log in and pay with your saved payment options. Both options are secure.

How can I get more involved?

We’d love for you to get more involved with Stop Traffick Fashion and the fight against human trafficking! Everyone has talents and interests they can use to fight for exploited people, and even a small step can make a big change. Head over to our Get Involved page for some ideas.

What is the press saying?

We’re grateful for the media attention Stop Traffick Fashion has received. See our press page for the latest!

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