Red Light on Human Trafficking
Information on Human Slavery and Human Trafficking
There are more human slaves in the world today than there ever have been before.
9 out of 10 escapees from North Korea to China become victims of human trafficking and if they complain, they are put in gulags or executed.
About 30,000 victims of human trafficking die each year from abuse, disease, torture, and neglect.
In the Netherlands in 2003, it was estimated that a single sex slave earned her owner about $250,000 per year.
The Taliban buys children as young as 7 years old to act as suicide bombers.
Over 70% of trafficked children show suicidal tendencies.
Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" music video is about human trafficking
Human Trafficking is a multi-billion dollar buisness
US ranks each country in the world by 3 tiers
Red is worst and white is best
27 million people
80% are women 50% are kids
The Polaris Project
What You Can Do
You can sign a petition to help create more safe harbor laws which help children and other victims of human trafficking.
You can volunteer at a local human trafficking agency or for the polaris project if you live in Newark, NJ or Washington, DC.
You can sign up for Grassroots Network to receive regular updates and action alerts about human trafficking.
You can raise funds to help your local human trafficking agency or donate to the polaris project here.