Top 3 States in America for Human Trafficking

3 States with the Highest Human Trafficking in America

A common misconception about human trafficking in America is that “it doesn’t happen where I live.” Everyone likes to think that they live in a safe neighborhood within the confines of a nice town so they have nothing to worry about. Unfortunately, human trafficking happens everywhere in this country, and it’s not getting any better.  […]

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 […]

What does DeliverFund do to Fight Against Human Trafficking?

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We in America don’t like to imagine that human trafficking–forced slavery–is taking place right here in our country and in enormous numbers. We think of human trafficking as a problem of other countries–Southeast Asia or Mexico or Russia or any number of other places. Not here, right under the nose of our advanced law enforcement […]

10 Signs of Human Trafficking In Massage Parlors

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The nexus between illicit massage parlors and human trafficking can be difficult to see if you don’t know how to recognize the signs. The unfortunate truth is that a majority of what appear to be legitimate businesses are actually not what they advertise. The complexity of this type of human trafficking is a hybrid of […]

10 Ways Internet Predators Groom Children Online

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Sex traffickers can spend months grooming a child or young adult they meet online. They psychologically manipulate their potential victims until they eventually get what they want, and the end result can be anything from child pornography to exploitation to child sex trafficking. In 2019, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children‘s CyberTipline received […]

Child Sex Trafficking is Not a Conspiracy Theory

This blog post is from the July edition of DeliverFund’s monthly newsletter, the Targeter. To subscribe, please click “Join the Fight” in our menu. Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of attention on social media around the sale of expensive storage cabinets by Wayfair, an online retailer,  and an alleged connection […]

Human Trafficking vs. Prostitution

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A person who is being trafficked and a person involved in prostitution, whether legally or illegally, are different but exist in the same domain, as they all serve the same clientele. Because of this, they have some similarities. Understanding these similarities, the key indicators, and their differences is important when identifying and fighting human trafficking. […]