What to Do If You Suspect Human Trafficking

Suspecting that human trafficking mght be occuring is a scary thought, and one that should not be taken lightly. Such a suspicion can make you feel uneasy about various things–specifically, what you should do. There are warning signs of human trafficking, and it’s true that certain individuals are more vulnerable to the dangers of human […]

How to Prevent Human Trafficking

The prevention of human trafficking is not a job for a single organization or particular law enforcement group. Rather, it is a group effort. The ongoing fight requires all sorts of individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels, as there are many different ways to prevent human trafficking, and many things you can […]

Which Organizations Are Helping Fight Against Human Trafficking?

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Modern slavery is a reality for millions of people around the world. In the United States alone, over 400,000 people are estimated to be living in modern slavery.  In 2011, the prevalence of this crime led then-President Barack Obama to announce January as the National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. In his words, “We […]

Who Is Most Vulnerable to Becoming a Human Trafficking Victim?

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Every year, thousands of human trafficking cases are reported through the National Human Trafficking Hotline. Those are just the instances authorities have been made aware of. Sadly, too many children, teens, and adults are trafficked outside the reach of law enforcement, oftentimes unknown to the rest of the world.  Based on the information available, who […]

How Do You Fight Against Human Trafficking

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The fight against human trafficking is an uphill battle, which depends on fully-trained law officers that can detect their networks and prevent victims from being harmed. Human trafficking is a crime that happens in the hidden corners of society with its most vulnerable members: children, women, illegal immigrants, the homeless, people that suffer from addiction, […]

What Are the 3 Elements of Human Trafficking Awareness?

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The three elements of human trafficking awareness are 1) knowing the indicators of human trafficking, 2) knowing the elements of human trafficking, and 3) knowing the laws about human trafficking. Indicators of human trafficking are the signs that you can look out for, the red flags that indicate that a person might be in distress […]

Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts – Things You Need to Know

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Every decent person on the planet could be categorized as anti-human trafficking. Who would be on the side of modern-day slavery? Unfortunately, this terrible crime remains a scourge on all of humanity, reaching every corner of the world. Most of us would be willing to do what we can to help end human trafficking, but […]

7 Ways to Become a Human Trafficking Advocate

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You may think slavery is a thing of history books, but it still exists and is very real. According to the US State Department, there are approximately 24.9 million human trafficking victims all around the world today. In the US alone, between 100,000 and 150,000 people are held as commercial slaves. These figures are alarming, […]

What Human Traffickers Do & How You Can Help the Victims

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The numbers are staggering. Each year, an estimated 14,500 to 17,500 foreign nationals are trafficked into the United States, but the number here within our own country is far worse. An estimated 200,000 women and girls–mostly children–are currently being trafficked within the borders of our country. It’s a stain on America, and something that we […]

How Human Trafficking Victims End Suffering & Achieve Their Dreams

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To many, the problem of human trafficking seems like a distant dilemma, something that happens in other parts of the world to people who are far removed from us. Perhaps it is because the thought of human trafficking is so vile that we cannot stomach the thought of it happening in America, we imagine that […]