ENDING HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THE UNITED STATES

Finding new and innovative ways to combat the demand for purchased sex, raise awareness to this nationwide epidemic, and provide safe environments for victims.

ENDING HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THE UNITED STATES

Finding new and innovative ways to combat the demand for purchased sex, raise awareness to this nationwide epidemic, and provide safe environments for victims.

WHAT WE DO

There is a National Crisis At Hand

The U.S. is one of the largest consumers of commercial sex worldwide.

We are a faith-based, nationally recognized not-for-profit organization committed to ending human trafficking in the United States. With offices strategically located in Tampa, Washington D.C., Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Austin,we are aggressively focused on ending this massive problem happening right here in America by fighting the demand for purchased sex.

OUR APPROACH

Our focus to end human trafficking in the United States is to educate American citizens and legislators, disrupt sex trade activities, consolidate efforts for maximum effect, and partner with other organizations in this fight.  We also work in conjunction with federal, state and local government officials who sit in a position to influence policy on ending trafficking in America.

HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS A “DEMAND” ISSUE

There are an estimated 4.8 million victims of sex trafficking worldwide, with the United States leading all other nations in driving demand for purchased sex.  The demand for purchasing women, men and children for sex is continuing to escalate due to our hypersexualized society, and the demand for sex with even younger children is increasing.  This is attracting more sex traffickers to the industry who see a financial opportunity to cash in on the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world.  

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Over 15% of all men in America purchase sex.

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85% of those sold in sex slavery were abused as children.

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90% of victims are arrested for selling sex; less than 10% of buyers are arrested.

WHAT IS SEX TRAFFICKING?

Sex Trafficking is modern day slavery, happening everywhere in the United States. The victims can be U.S. citizens or of any nationality, age, socioeconomic status, or gender. Sex Trafficking is a highly profitable crime that exploits an adult through force, fraud, or coercion, or that engages a child in any form of commercial sexual exploitation.

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85% of those sold in sex slavery were abused as children.

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85% of those sold in sex slavery were abused as children.

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85% of those sold in sex slavery were abused as children.

Our Strategic Programs

Our focus to end human trafficking in the United States is to educate American citizens and legislators, disrupt sex trade activities, consolidate efforts for maximum effect, and partner with other organizations in this fight.  We also work in conjunction with federal, state and local government officials who sit in a position to influence policy on ending trafficking in America.

PROJECT: REACH-OUT

Project Reach-Out uses A.I. technology to crawl websites where potential victims are sold for sex so that help can be offered directly to those being trafficked.

Boys Safe Home

With studies revealing that up to 50% of trafficked minors are male, we’ve built the nation’s FIRST and ONLY safe home for these victims who need shelter, protection, and healing.

Trafficking Free Zones

A community-wide strategy to end human sex trafficking through community members and leaders, law enforcement, businesses, schools, healthcare organizations, churches and the media.

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS

GANG VIOLENCE & HUMAN TRAFFICKING

ABOLITIONIST PROJECT CAMPAIGN

News About Human Trafficking

Help For Victims or Buyers

Education Training Portal

Media

News coverage about USIAHT from across the country.

ROGERS: We Need More Than Awareness Of Human Trafficking

Once Americans realize that trafficking happens not just in big cities or regions other than their own, they will realize that they must take action if they want to see it end. At the U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking (USIAHT), our team has led several awareness campaigns and spends a considerable portion of our time sharing what we do with audiences across the country.

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