Human Trafficking Awareness
Human trafficking is a form of modern day slavery that involves controlling a person through force, fraud or coercion to exploit the victim. Traffickers may recruit, harbor or transport a victim in order to exploit them for labor, sexual exploitation or both.
Did you know?
- In the past five years, 89 million people experienced some form of modern slavery for periods of time ranging from a few days to the whole five years
- 1 in 4 victims of modern slavery are children
- 76% of transactions for sex with underage girls are conducted via the internet
- 1 in 3 runaway youth are lured into prostitution within 48 hours
- Human trafficking is a federal crime and is the second largest criminal industry
- Human trafficking victims have been identified in all 50 states
- The internet has changed things. 76% of transactions or sex with underage girls are conducted online
Human Trafficking Awareness Tips
SPANISH Human Trafficking Awareness Tips