Modern Day Slavery And Sex Trafficking

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Sex trafficking occurs when someone uses force, fraud to cause a commercial sex act with an adult or causes a minor to commit a commercial sex act. A sex commercial includes prostitution, pornography and sexual performance done in exchange for any item item of value, such as money, drugs, shelter, food or clothes. Sex trafficking is the modern day slavery and must be recognized internationally this crime needs to be weeded out. Victims from sex trafficking can be from the U.S. , foreign nationals, women, men, and children.Traffickers target most Runaway, and Homeless youth.
Sex trafficking occurs in range of venues including fake massage businesses, via online ads or escort services, in residential brothels, on the street or at truck stops, or a hotels and motels. Globally, the average cost of a slave is $90. Trafficking involves forcing victims into prostitution, subjecting victims
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There are 20 to 30 million slaves in this world. The U.S. State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year. 80% are female and half are children. The average age a teen enters the sex trade in the U.S. is 12 to 14-year-old. Many victims are runaway girls who were sexually abused as children. Sex trafficking is highly located in Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego. Human trafficking is the third largest international crime. It's reportedly generates a profit of $32 billion every year. Of that number, $15.5 billion is made in industrialized countries.
Educate yourself of what’s going on, raise awareness by putting up anti-sex trafficking posters around community, and lastly take action with the Polaris Project, a government funded rescue hotline available 24 hours a day (888)-373-7888, it's not just a rescue line for victims but also a resource for those hoping to get involved in the fight against human tracking in local
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