Stolen People, Stolen Dreams
Humans are NOT for Sale
- Human Trafficking is slavery!
- There are approximately 20 to 30 million slaves in the world today.
According to some estimates, approximately 80% of trafficking involves sexual exploitation, and 19% involves labor exploitation
Reported by the U.S. State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year. More than 70 percent are female and half are children.
The average age a teen enters the sex trade in the U.S. is 12 to 14-year-old.
The National Human Trafficking Hotline receives more calls from Texas than any other state in the US. 15 percent of those calls are from the Dallas- Fort Worth area.
Between 14,500 and 17,500 people are trafficked into the U.S. each year.