Human trafficking is the business of buying and selling people for the purpose of physical or sexual exploitation. It is modern day slavery.

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Human trafficking happens all over the world in many different forms.

It's a misconception that it only happens to children in sweatshops of Southeast Asia and marginalized, young girls in red light districts of Eastern Europe. The sad reality is that slavery is very much alive and well in the U.S. and victims of all backgrounds are

being exploited everywhere from major trucking routes, to rural agricultural communities, to massage parlors, to the thousands of online ads posted every day. Click here to download more information on our base of operations in Green Bay.

Cases of Human Trafficking have been reported in

all 50 U.S. states.

70% of underaged U.S. victims

were previously or are currently a part of the foster care system.
The National Human Trafficking Hotline receives over

100 calls per day.

In the 1800’s one slave cost the equivalent of $40,000.

The average price of a slave in 2015 is $90.

The average age of entry into forced prostitution is

12 - 14 years old.

Signs to look for

Often, people in human trafficking situations

One of the best ways to take action is to educate yourself on the potential indicators of human trafficking. Should you notice the signs mentioned above in an individual, contact the Human Trafficking Hotline or your local human trafficking law enforcement task force.


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