against human trafficking
Children trafficked last year in the US!
Children trafficked into the US each year!
Are enslaved right now around the world!
- Over 20 million victims worldwide (Polaris Project)
- Total market value of over 32 billion US dollars (UN)
- Over 1.2 million children trafficked each year (UNICEF)
- Affects at least 161 countries worldwide (Polaris Project)
- The Federal Bureau of Investigation lists human trafficking as the fastest-growing business of organized crime. (Ref Here)
- Researchers estimate that there are 21 to 36 million people enslaved worldwide which is more in slavery now then any other time in human history. U.N. International Labor Organization Global Estimate of Forced Labor 2012. (Ref Here)
- 12-years-old is the average age of entry into prostitution (Attorney General)
- Girls are sold for $400 an hour (Shared Hope, Int’l)
- Reported trafficking cases in all 50 States (US State Department)
- 1 out of 5 pornographic images is of a child (US Department of Justice)
- Nearly 300,000 American children are at risk of commercial sexual exploitation (US Department of Justice)