Human Trafficking

By: Leah Carman

Human Trafficking

Sex Trafficking is a huge problem around the world. it mostly effects women and children and forces them into commercial sex acts.


  • Women and children make up 80% of the people trafficked.
  • Yearly traffickers exploit 1 million children each year in sex trade.
  • In 2007 there were 14,588 reports of sex trafficking in the United States alone.
  • Globally it is estimated to have 4.5 million people trapped in sex trafficking.

Call to Action

  • Learn the red flags of human trafficking.
  • Be a more conscientious consumer.
  • Help spread the word of human trafficking dangers.
  • volunteer to do victim outreaches.
  • Help organize fundraisers to donate to human trafficking.

For More Information or Help

Call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1-888-373-7888 for help or to give tips on human trafficking in the United States.

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