Human Trafficking Facts
Globally, the average cost of a human is $90.
Between 14,500 and 17,500 people are trafficked into the U.S. each year.
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.
There are an estimated 27 million slaves, which is more than there ever were in history. 13 million are children.
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.
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.
Every 2 min in the U.S. someone is sexually assaulted.
15% of sexual assault and rape victims are under 12.
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.”
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.”