National Trafficking Information and Referral HOTLINE
It is not a global problem...
It is not a federal problem...
It is not a state problem...
At Triad Ladder of Hope, we are working hard to bring
awareness to our communities about what is going on right under
our noses and how anyone--including YOU--can help.
There are a variety of ways to be involved,
so contact us for more information on how you can
JOIN US IN THE FIGHT AGAINST MODERN DAY SLAVERY!
What is Human Trafficking?
A victim of trafficking may look like many of the people that you see EVERY DAY.
Here are the SHOCKING statistics:
- There are approximately 27 million slaves worldwide, more than any other time in history.
- Human trafficking IS organized crime.
- The three most prevalent forms of human trafficking are labor, sex, and organ trafficking.
- Human trafficking is a multi-BILLION dollar industry; it is the 2nd largest crime in the U.S.
- At least 100,000 children are victims of commercial sexual exploitation within the United States each year.
- Over 50% of child pornography web sites originate from the U.S.A. and U.S. citizens account for 25% of sex tourists worldwide and 80% in Latin America.
- There is a trafficking victim brought into the United States every 10 minutes.
- Human Trafficking is rapidly on the rise in North Carolina due to military presence, Interstate 95 & 85, coastal ports, agricultural industry and a large immigrant population.
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