The fight
to End Child
Trafficking

Thousands of children are trafficked right here in the United States. These kids are not criminals, they are victims. Anyone’s child can be trafficked regardless of class, education or gender when forcefully coerced or lured by false promises.

CHILDREN EVERY YEAR IN THE U.S. THE GROWING EPIDEMIC OF CHILD TRAFFICKING 17,000 2 MILLION CHILDREN EVERY YEAR IN THE U.S. 12 YRS AVERAGE AGE CHILDREN EVERY YEAR IN THE U.S. THE GROWING EPIDEMIC OF CHILD TRAFFICKING 17,000 2 MILLION CHILDREN EVERY YEAR IN THE U.S. 12 YRS AVERAGE AGE

A 32+ Billion Dollar Industry

Child victims of trafficking are recruited, transported, transferred, harbored and/or received for the purpose of exploitation. They may be forced to work in sweatshops, on construction sites, in houses as domestic servants, on the streets as child beggars, in wars as child soldiers, on farms, in traveling sales crews, or in restaurants and hotels. Some are forced to work in brothels and strip clubs or for escort and massage services.

  • Human Trafficking is a $32,000,000,000 a year Industry

  • 27,000,000 people are affected by Human Trafficking

  • 1,000,000 children exploited by the international sex trade

  • There are 300,000+ underage girls being sold for sex in America

  • 800,000 people trafficked across international borders yearly

  • 1 out of 5 pornographic images is of a child

  • Over 100,000 websites offer child pornography

  • The average age of entry into prostitution is 12-14 years old

  • 70% of female victims are trafficked into the sex trade

  • On average, sex trafficking victims are sold 10-15 times a day

Slide Victims are either selected for hard or soft abduction.
Criminals identify weaknesses such as broken family structure,
kids looking for attention, over-sharing on social media, drug use,
runaways, or by choosing a particular height, weight, gender or ethnicity.
Hard & Soft
Abductions
>> Next phase

Slide In this phase, victims are often groomed through the use of drugs
and psychological manipulation in order to build a false trust.
Grooming Phase >> Next phase

Slide The harsh reality of the situation becomes apparent
often through forced sex, violence and/or the manipulation
of drug addiction establishing a physical and
physiological domination over the victim.
Entrapment Phase >> Next phase

Slide Once a victim has been "broken," they are considered
a marketable asset and can be sold as such on the
black market. During this stage, victims either believe
that they’re doing this by choice or have
felt they have no choice.

Victims can be easily sold online to a variety
of channels or criminal networks.
Black Market