Humans Not Products | Turkey

Human trafficking is “a crime against humanity” as it denies the victims’ human dignity and sees them as mere products to be used to enrich another. In this poster, there is a sad, young woman standing inside a box. She is like a doll in its box waiting for being sold in the store. I wanted to emphasize that, in the eyes of the human traffickers who put her in this situation, she is no different from any other product. Therefore I arranged typographic elements as tags.

Hope | Portugal

In my poster I wanted to cause impact and transmit the message, for that I included a little girl, victim of trafficking sitting on the top of a hill, the elevation meaning the course she had to go thru, reaching for a glowing lotus flower, a flower many times associated with human trafficking as it symbolizes renewal and superation, a flower that rises from the muddy waters and blossoms into a beautiful flower, representing the journy many of these victims had to go thru, so in the poster you can see the girl reaching for the flower as only her hopes prevail during those times, the color blue is also used in the flower and in the girls dress as it is the universal color for human trafficking prevention.


The designer wanted to express that human trafficking targets physically weak people, such as women, the elderly, children, just like in the song “Shadows After Dark” by Reggae Artists United. Human trafficking violates the human dignity of so many vulnerable people and constitutes a true crime against humanity. The designer wants to stress the urgency to stop human trafficking with the visual elements introduced to this poster.