By Hannah Maselli, from a blog fieldsofjustice.org; and first printed in The Friend, (Nov. 2016), a publication of Friends United Meeting in Iowa; reprinted with permission
What is the value of a human life? Does all life have the same value? Does value depend on the services that life can provide? Is there some sort of tangible baseline of value for a human being? These are the questions we approach when dealing with the telltale degradation of human life crossing many cultures, regions, societies, income classes, genders, and ages: human trafficking.