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The Facts on Human Trafficking-

  • It is estimated that there are approximately 27 million slaves around the world.
  • The average cost of a slave around the world is $90.
  • Worlwide, there are nearly two million children in the commercial sex trade. (UNICEF)
  • There are estimated 600,000 to 800,000 children, women and men traficked across international borders annually. (US Dept of State).
  • Approximately 80% of human trafficking victims are women and girls, up to 50% are minors. (US Dept of State)
  • The total market value of iliicit human trafficking is estimated to be in excess of $32 billion. (UN)
  • 68% of female sex trafficking victims meet the clinical criteria for post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Around half of trafficking victims in the world are under the age of 18.
  • To Report Suspicious Activity, National Human Trafficking Hotline, 888.373.7888
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