National Stats

300,000 children is the estimated number of American children trapped or vulnerable to the Sex Trafficking industry.

Common Risk Factors:

  • Age
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Runaway, Delinquency & Throwaway
  • DFCS Involvement
  • Foster Care
  • Juvenile Justice

Stats:

  • Children who experience early childhood sexual abuse are 28 times more likely to be arrested for prostitution as adults. – http://www.jiom.com.np/index.php/jiomjournal
  • 1/3 of runaways are approached by traffickers within the 1st 48 hours of leaving home

Trafficking in Persons Report. U.S. Department of State. Retrieved from www.state.gov/j/tip

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