THE FACTS

Homeland Security defines all human trafficking as “modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act."
  • The second largest growing industry in the world, alongside the drug trade. 
  • According to the International Labour Organization, there are 40.3 million victims of human trafficking.
  • Every 30 seconds someone becomes a victim of human trafficking
  • ONLY 1% HAVE BEEN RESCUED  
  • 300,000-400,000 victims of trafficking in the United States 
  • 8,000 new calls to the National trafficking hotline every year. 
  • Phoenix, Arizona (KTG birth city) there are approximately 400 children in trafficking. 
  • Pimps go after the most vulnerable, typically young children when are runaways or come from abusive families. 
  • The average age in America is 12-14 years-old
  • 1 out of every 4 homeless teens will experience sex trafficking within 48 hours of leaving home. 

 

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