Basic Statistics on Human Trafficking….Help end sex slavery & exploitation<br />Trafficking is modern day slavery, involving victims who are forced, defrauded or coerced into labor or sexual exploitation.<br />Sacramento is one of the top counties in the nation that has a high human trafficking ratio<br />It is estimated that at least 27 million people are currently enslaved around the world<br />Approximately 800,000 people annually are trafficked across national borders. Around 80 percent of these victims are women and girls and up to 50 percent are minors. The majority of females are trafficked into commercial sexual exploitation. (2007 Trafficking in Persons Report, U.S. State Department)<br />
Basic Statistics on Human Trafficking….Help end sex slavery & exploitation<br />Two children per minute trafficked for sexual exploitation/slavery<br />These numbers make trafficking in persons the second most lucrative crime in the world, secondary only to the sale of drugs. (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006)<br />
Basic Statistics on Human Trafficking….Help end sex slavery & exploitation<br />About $28 BILLION of this is generated from commercial sexual exploitation. (International Labor Organization)<br />
Yes….Human Trafficking Happens near you. <br />EL DORADO HILLS MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SEX TRAFFICKING OF A MINOR<br />A 24 YEAR OLD EL DORADO HILLS man pleaded guilty before Senior United States District Judge Edward J. Garcia to sex trafficking of children.<br />This case is product of extensive investigation by the FBI<br />El Dorado Hills, RISHI SANWAL used force, fraud and coercion to cause a 17 year old girl to engage in prostitution <br />
How you can help…..<br />The “SURVIVAL” backpack. <br />Contains<br />Soaps<br />Shampoo<br />New undergarments<br />A clean pair of clothes<br />A letter<br />The backpack will help them get through the first 48 hours of being saved<br />
How you can help…..<br />GIFT CARDS……<br />To fast food places<br />To Wal-mart for the BARE ESSENTIALS<br />Clothes<br />In all sizes<br />
MOST IMPORTANTYLY…<br />Money donations to help the first Northern California Courage House to be created<br />Provides a place for the people to go after being saved to be rehabilitated (Most of the time they have been drugged the whole time)<br />Rescues these women and children from their horrific circumstances, provide them a home and offer them healing for their physical, emotional and spiritual wounds.<br />
Human Trafficking….they are NOT for sale!<br />Help stop human trafficking in Northern CA<br />A little can go a LONG way.<br />
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