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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

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Victims Have Been Identified...

Exploitation Exists in Romantic & Familial Relationships

Vulnerability

Globally

Poverty

AGE

DRUGS

AVERAGE AGE OF VICTIMS:

12-14 YEARS OLD 4 OF 5 GLOBAL VICTIMS ARE WOMEN

Domestically

LOW SELF-ESTEEM

CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS

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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runaways are approached by sex traffickers within just 2 days of living on the street.

7 years is the average life expectancy of female victims of sex trafficking.

(Homicide and AIDS are the 2 killers)

Human Trafficking

The Worlds Fastest Growing Organized Criminal Activity

THE TRADE AND TRAFFICKING IS A
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BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY

1 Pimp

Earned on average of $32,833 per week and an estimated $1.7 Million annually.

1 Woman

Forced into sexual servitude represents $1OO,OOO annually.

PROSECUTION OF HUMAN TRAFFICKERS IS

1 IN 3 PROSECUTIONS LEAD TO CONVICTIONS*

2016 State Department Trafficking In Persons (Tip) Statistic