Global Crisis

Human Trafficking is a Growing Global Enterprise

Human trafficking is a rapidly growing global enterprise. Traffickers use force, fraud and coercion for the purpose of child exploitation and abuse.

"When we moved from Las Vegas to a sleepy suburb of Sacramento, I never dreamed our family would be directly affected by this heinous crime. However, our 17-year-old was taken from the local grocery store, driven to a motel in the Bay Area, drugged and pimped out through ads on craigslist and repeatedly raped by men looking for sex with underage girls." Vicki Mead, Co-Founder, Mother of a Survivor
Our Reality

Frightening Statistics for Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the most profitable and fast-growing illegal industries in the world. The statistics are staggering.

  • $150 Billion

    Human trafficking is a $150 billion global industry (annually). In the U.S. alone, a $9.8 billion industry. ILO (International Labour Organization)

  • 2 Million

    There are nearly two million children worldwide exploited in the global sex trade; each year, as many as 100,000-300,000 American children are at risk of being trafficked for commercial sex in the United States. UNICEF U.S. Department of Justice, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

  • 20 Million

    There are approximately 20 million victims held in modern slavery globally. ILO (International Labour Organization)

A World Awakened

Addressing the Issue

“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never again say you didn’t know.”

-William Wilberforce

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Anti-Trafficking Resources

Learn more about the scope of the human trafficking problem globally and within your own community. We believe the knowledge you gain will engage you to DO SOMETHING to combat human trafficking.

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