The Human Trafficking Problem
Human exploitation has many faces from the victims of sex trafficking within escort services to labor trafficking of farmworkers, the way humans are exploited differs greatly. Each type has unique strategies for recruitment and controlling victims and concealing crime.
THE VICTIM STORY OF A SEXUALLY EXPLOITED HUMAN BEING
She is me, it could be your child, or the young woman or man next door, who unknowingly is being groomed, by a sex predator or pimp, seeking to find the foothold vulnerability that will give them control…
Only 1% of the Worlds
Exploitation Exists in Romantic & Familial Relationships
AVERAGE AGE OF VICTIMS:
12-14 YEARS OLD 4 OF 5 GLOBAL VICTIMS ARE WOMEN
FOSTER CARE / GROUP HOMES
55% OF VICTIMS IN THE U.S.A. ARE WOMEN AND ARE MEN
In the USA, statistics of human trafficked victims, has begun to reveal an increasing trend in victim typology. Traditionally, we thought victims were always girls and women, but now there are increasing male victim stories coming to light. Unfortunately, most research to date has been completed on females therefore little informed knowledge has been gathered on the male experience. There is a need for funding to research gender-specific trauma-reactions and service needs.
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7 years is the average life expectancy of female victims of sex trafficking.
(Homicide and AIDS are the 2 killers)
The Worlds Fastest Growing Organized Criminal Activity
Earned on average of $32,833 per week and an estimated $1.7 Million annually.
Forced into sexual servitude represents $1OO,OOO annually.