Human trafficking – now commonly known as modern day slavery – is the fastest growing crime worldwide, second only to illegal drug activity. In the world today, there are an estimated 30,000,000 enslaved men, women, and children. A vast majority of those people are sex slaves. Sex slavery is not biased; it is not partial to gender, geography, age, or economic standing.
New to this horrific epidemic? You’re not alone. While abolitionist groups across the globe seek to raise awareness, most people – particularly middle class Americans – have no idea that human slave traders are thriving in their own cities. They don’t realize that, statistically speaking, they’ve likely met someone who is or has been a sex slave. Learn the signs of modern day slavery. There are hundreds of resources.
Click on the photo above to learn more. The more you know, the safer you will be. Because trafficking can happen to anyone.