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


  • Children who experience early childhood sexual abuse are 28 times more likely to be arrested for prostitution as adults. –
  • 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