Human Trafficking Facts

 

Globally, the average cost of a human is $90.

                                                                 -Dosomething.org

 

 

 

Between 14,500 and 17,500 people are trafficked into the U.S. each year.

                                                                  -Dosomething.org

 

 

 

Human trafficking is the third largest international crime industry (behind illegal drugs and arms trafficking).

It reportedly generates a profit of $32 billion every year.

                                                                  -Dosomething.org

 

 

 

There are an estimated 27 million slaves, which is more than there ever were in history. 13 million are children.

                                                         -Skinner, Face-to-Face

                                                          with Modern-Day slavery

 

 

 

Human trafficking has been reported in all 50 states.

                                                           -FBI, International                                                                       Human Trafficking

 

 

 

The FBI estimates that 100,000 children are trafficked in America today. The age range is 9-19 with the average being 11.

                                                          - Teen Girls Stories of                                                               Sex Trafficing in the U.S.,                                                           ABC news/primetime

 

 

The U.S. is one of the top 3 destination points for trafficked women.

                                                               -Weave inc

 

 

In approximately 54% of human trafficking cases, the recruiter is a stranger, and in 46% of the cases, the recruiters know the victim. 55% percent of human trafficking recruiters are men and 45% are women.

                                                              - “Human Trafficking”,                                                                 Unglobalcompact.org

 

 

 

Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence

 

1 of 4 women in the U.S. is sexually assaulted at some point in their life.

                                       -Mary Koss, Rape Myths and Facts

 

 

 

About 75% of rape victims know their attackers.

                                                         -RAINN.org/statistics

 

Every 2 min in the U.S. someone is sexually assaulted.

                                                                            -RAINN

 

 

15% of sexual assault and rape victims are under 12.

                                                                            -RAINN

 

 

 

Every 15 sec. a woman is beaten by her husband or boyfriend.

                                       - Mary Koss, Rape Myths and Facts

 

 

 

Nearly 90,000 people reported being raped in the United States in 2008.

                                           -U.S Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

 

Low estimate of the actual number of women raped every year, according to the Department of Justice is 300,000. High estimate of the number of women raped, according to the CDC is 1.3 million.

 

 

“1 in 6 men have experienced abusive sexual experiences before age 18.”

                                                                          -1in6.org

 

 

Prayer

 

Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”                                                                                         Matthew 19:26

 

“You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.” 
                                                        
William Wilberforce

 

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