Why Slavery?

Anti-Slavery Facts:

 THERE ARE APPROXIMATELY 20 TO 30 MILLION SLAVES IN THE WORLD TODAY. (DO SOMETHING.ORG)

 

THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE RECEIVES MORE CALLS FROM TEXAS THAN ANY OTHER STATE IN THE US.(DOSOMETHING.ORG)

BETWEEN 14,500 AND 17,500 PEOPLE ARE TRAFFICKED INTO THE U.S. EACH YEAR.(DOSOMETHING.ORG)

 

NEARLY 2 MILLION CHILDREN ARE EXPLOITED IN THE COMMERCIAL SEX INDUSTRY. (IJM)

 

SEX TRAFFICKING DRIVES SIGNIFICANT PROFITS FOR PERPETRATORS – A SUBSET OF THE $32 BILLION MARKET VALUE OF ILLICIT HUMAN TRAFFICKING. (IJM)

 

CHILDREN REPRESENT AN ESTIMATED 26% OF ALL FORCED LABOR VICTIMS. (IJM)

 

ONLY 1-2% OF VICTIMS ARE EVER RESCUED. (A-21 CAMPAIGN)

 

THE AVERAGE AGE OF A TRAFFICKING VICTIM IS 12 YEARS OLD. (A-21 CAMPAIGN)

 

AT LEAST 14, 500 SLAVES ARE TRAFFICKED INTO THE US EACH YEAR. (FREE THE SLAVES)

 

TRAFFICKERS MAKE AN AVERAGE OF $4,000 PER VICTIM OF FORCED LABOR EXPLOITATION. (NOT FOR SALE)

 

WORLDWIDE, WOMEN AND GIRLS MAKE UP 98% OF SEXUALLY EXPLOITED VICTIMS. (NOT FOR SALE)

 

TRAFFICKERS MAKE ROUGHLY $21,800 PER VICTIM OF COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION. (NOT FOR SALE)

To learn more about organizations we Give to, please go to these following sites:

 

Wipe Every Tear

IJM

Polaris Project

Tiny Hands International

Not For Sale

A-21 Campaign