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  • ​Human trafficking does not discriminate. 

  • Those in unstable homes are at high risk for human trafficking. 

  • Empower them To speak up.

  • Average age for A Teen that enters Sex Trafficking is between 13 and 14 Years old.

  • Trafficking involves transporting someone into a situation of exploitation. This can include forced labor, marriage, prostitution, and organ removal. This kind of exploitation is known by a few different names -- “human trafficking,” “trafficking of persons,” and “modern slavery” are the ones accepted by the US Department of State. 

  • In 2018, over half (51.6%) of the criminal human trafficking cases active in the US were sex trafficking cases involving only children.

  • Advocates report a growing trend of traffickers using online social media platforms to recruit and advertise targets of human trafficking.

  • Human trafficking earns global profits of roughly $150 billion a year for traffickers, $99 billion of which comes from commercial sexual exploitation.

  • Of the estimated 16 million forced labor victims worldwide, only 1,038 cases of forced labor were prosecuted globally in 2016, according to the US Department of State.

  • America's workforce encounter victims of human trafficking every day- they just may not know it. Everything from the medical field to the financial field need to be aware of the signs and be knowledgeable of what they can do to help.