Human Trafficking

Stolen People, Stolen Dreams

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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.

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Brenda H, Maaike G, Claudia F, Sooin L, Lydia R