Human trafficking impacts cities and towns all over the world. It does not discriminate on the basis of geography, race, color, age, economics, gender or religion.
Human Trafficking Facts:
$150 Billion - The size of the human trafficking "industry" globally. (The International Labour Organization)
2 Million Children - The number of children exploited in the global sex trade. Each year as many as 100,000 American children are trafficked in the U.S. (National Center for Missing and Exploited Children)
20.9 Million Victims - The approximate number of humans currently being held in slavery globally. (The International Labour Organization)
11-14 Years Old - The average age of a sex trafficking victim in the United States. (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
All 50 States and 167 Countries - Where incidents of human trafficking have been reported. (National Trafficking Resource Center 2015)
Fourth Ranked Destination in U.S. - California (National Human Trafficking Resource Center)