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.Read More
Not only do trafficking victims suffer abuse at the hands of men purchasing sex – a 2014 study of over 100 American female survivors of sex trafficking found that the victims were used for sex by an average of 13 buyers per day – but traffickers commonly use sexual violence to assert control over their victims.Read More
This is a fair point, but it oversimplifies the issue. Human trafficking is a supply answer to a demand problem. As long as there are men who will pay to rape America’s women and children, suppliers will come forward to meet that demand. Band together with other concerned individuals to start a Trafficking-Free Zone™ : a community-wide program that brings together county leaders in business, government, and faith communities to combat trafficking.Read More
Sex trafficking is more common than you think — Here’s what you should know. By Kevin Malone | Fox News
In January, a female Texas junior high teacher was arrested for trying to sell an underage girl for sex. A 33-year-old woman was arrested in February for trafficking a mentally handicapped teen, including driving the 12-year-old to hotels to have sex with men for money.Read More
BOYS ARE INVISIBLE VICTIMS IN SEX TRAFFICKING:
Last month, the U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking’s safe home for underage male victims of human trafficking – one of the first boys safe home in the country – admitted a new resident. He is 10 years old!
Opinion By Geoff Rogers | Fox News