Silenced | Belgium

In my poster I am portraying all the women (but also men) who are being silenced due to human trafficking. The focus is put on the woman with a neutral background to really portray the victim. You can see she is tired, as the victim she has to obey. But we as a humanity are also tired. I purposely didn’t give het bruises or tears to avoid the clichés. Despite her situation, she is still a strong woman. I don’t mean to shock but to put the focus on her mouth and her silence. Silence can be very powerful.


The poster shows two children on swings in a birdcage and a bird flying to freedom. This symbolizes human trafficking of children mostly those who are forced to leave their innocent childhood and become adults at a very young age. It shows how children should be allowed to be children and not forced to work or become someone’s wife. These issues should concern us all and we should do our part in helping as much as we can.

The Hidden Crime | Malaysia

According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), almost 50,000 human trafficking victims were detected and reported in 2018, but still many more unnoticed hidden cases. The actual number of victims could be more than we think. Hands with barcode faded are representing the “hidden” victims in Jamaica and worldwide. The heart-shaped has two different meanings. First, don’t trust the heart of an unknown man, and the other one shows the symbol of love and care.

stop human trafficking | Greece

Human trafficking is the third largest crime industry in the world, behind drug dealing and arms trafficking, and is the fastest-growing activity of trans-national criminal organizations. My name is Petros Marzelos, born in Greece, I studied graphic design, sketching, and web design. I have participated in several poster competitions. The poster is a mix of illustration and pagination, the couple in the photo is from an article in “Independent” newspaper . (photographed by Sandra Hoyn)