Freedom Shield Foundation originally began in 2009 as Orphan Secure.  Our founder, Ro Lopez, became aware of the vulnerability of children being raised in orphanages in third world countries and decided to take action.  Working with a volunteer team of American wounded warriors from the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts, he began to secure a small […]

The shortage of transplant organs is an ongoing worldwide issue.  The demand for organs significantly exceeds the supply, making them a commodity to be bought and sold illicitly.  It is estimated that the black market organ industry is somewhere between $840 million and $1.7 Billion a year. It is almost always the poor and vulnerable who […]

Sex Trafficking is one of the four main areas of human trafficking and is one of the largest criminal enterprises in the world.  Last year sex trafficking is estimated to have earned close to $100 billion. Sex trafficking occurs when someone uses force, fraud or coercion to pressure a victim into having sex in return […]

A child soldier is anyone under the age of eighteen who is recruited into a military organization to act as a soldier, messenger, cook, informant, suicide bomber or sex slave. One in six children live in areas of the world affected by war or armed conflict.  Ruthless terrorist organizations often prey upon those children, recruiting […]

FSF Rescue Networks work endlessly to find and recover victims of human trafficking regardless of race, religion or ethnicity. Rescuing those affected by religious persecution is a particularly heinous area. Extremist groups like ISIS and Boko Haram often torture and mutilate their victims. Women and children are readily passed around for forced marriages, rape, and […]

Labor trafficking is one of the major forms of modern-day slavery under which victims perform labor or services due to force, fraud or coercion.  It is estimated that over 25 million people live in slavery today. Labor trafficking includes forced labor, debt bondage and involuntary child labor.  Traffickers use violence, threats, lies and other forms […]

Sex Trafficking is one of the four main areas of human trafficking and is one of the largest criminal enterprises in the world.  Last year sex trafficking is estimated to have earned close to $100 billion. Sex trafficking occurs when someone uses force, fraud or coercion to pressure a victim into having sex in return […]

The shortage of transplant organs is an ongoing worldwide issue.  The demand for organs significantly exceeds the supply, making them a commodity to be bought and sold illicitly.  It is estimated that the black market organ industry is somewhere between $840 million and $1.7 Billion a year. It is almost always the poor and vulnerable who […]

A child soldier is anyone under the age of eighteen who is recruited into a military organization to act as a soldier, messenger, cook, informant, suicide bomber or sex slave. One in six children live in areas of the world affected by war or armed conflict.  Ruthless terrorist organizations often prey upon those children, recruiting […]