Not My Life video

Not My Life depicts the scourge of global human trafficking, contains  graphic scenes and is recommended only for a mature audience. Filmed on five continents, it reveals millions of children exploited through practices including forced labor, domestic servitude, begging, sex tourism and child soldiering.  Producers created this 32-minute version in partnership with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s End Trafficking project. TeachUNICEF is a portfolio of free global education resources. (Note: 10 sec. lead-in/screen is black.)

Viewing instructions:

  • To begin the video, click the arrow (midscreen).  There’s a short lead-in where screen is black.full screen 20 percent
  • To watch full screen, move mouse over far right bottom box on video and click
  • To resume small screen, click Escape (esc) key (top left on your computer keyboard) escape key


Full film version credits: Not My Life: Human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. Initial release: October 2011. Directors: Richard Young, Robert Bilheimer. Music composed by: Dave Brubeck. Narration by Glenn Close.