Sex Trafficking

What is Sex Trafficking?

  • Victims are taken by physical force, others are lured into the trade
  • Victims are forced into labor and domestic servitude
  • Average domestic servants are a girls around 12-14 years
  • May also be forced to offer sex in return for food and shelter

Problems with Sex Trafficking

  • It's against your rights
  • It's a world wide problem
  • It's illegal
  • People are taken against their will and being trafficked to do something they don't want to do

Solutions

  • Severely punish its national and multi-national profiteers
  • Arrest its customers
  • Offer a way out to its prisoners
  • Create self-respecting economic alternatives for girls and women who are at risk
  • Make stronger anti-trafficking laws

How Can You Help?

  • Call National Human Trafficking Resource Center @1-888-373-7888 if you know of someone being trafficked
  • Raise awareness about sex trafficking
  • Donate to funds
  • Organize a fundraiser and donate to an anti-trafficking organization
  • Start or sign a human trafficking petition

Statistics

  • 80% of these victims are used as sexual slaves, 21% of them are children
  • 17% are trafficked to perform forced labor
  • 2/3 of the victims are women
  • 1 out of 100 victims is ever rescued
  • 161 countries are affected by human trafficking, across every continent
Back to Innocence | Jubilee Project short film on sex trafficking