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    • Human Trafficking: A Growing Domestic Concern Presented by: Troy Erb Becca Lagola Edwin Richiez
    • What is Human Trafficking?
      • Human trafficking is a modern day practice of slavery.
      • Human trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, and transportation of people solely for the purpose of exploitation.
      • Every year traffickers generate billions of dollars in profits at the expense of victimizing millions of people around the world, including the United States.
      • Victims most often are forced into coerced labor or used for sexual exploitation.
    • According to US Statistics on Human Trafficking
      • 14,500 - 17,500 foreign nationals are trafficked into the United States every year.
      • 244,000 American children and youth estimated to be at risk of child sexual exploitation, including commercial sexual exploitation, as reported in year 2000.
      • Source: http://www.dreamcenter.org/new/images/outreach/RescueProject/stats.pdf
    • Where Does Sex Trafficking Typically Occur?
      • Pimps coerce women and children into the sex trade using venues such as:
      • Strip clubs
      • Street-based prostitution
      • Escort services
      • Brothels
      • Source: http://www.polarisproject.org/content/view/60/81/
    • Where Does Labor Trafficking Typically Occur?
      • Locations with the most frequent trafficking activity include:
      • Restaurants
      • Agricultural industry
      • Traveling carnivals
      • Peddling/begging rings
      • Traveling sales crews.
      • Source: http://www.polarisproject.org/content/view/60/81/
    • Why Should We Take a Stand?
      • Because of the inherent value in a person as God’s creation
      • Because of the pain and suffering it inflicts on the victims
      • Because it robs the victims of their self-worth and dignity
    • What Does Our Government Say about Human Trafficking?
      • Secretary Condolezza Rice in her statement below displays our government’s stance and resolve regarding human trafficking in the US and abroad.
      • “ All nations that are resolute in the fight to end
      • human trafficking have a partner in the United
      • States. Together we will continue to affirm that
      • no human life can be devalued or discounted.
      • Together we will stop at nothing to end the
      • debasement of our fellow men and women.
      • And together we will bring forth a world of
      • fuller hope, a world where people enjoy the full
      • blessings of their God-given liberty.”
      • — Secretary Condoleezza Rice
      • 2006 TIP Report release, June 5, 2006
      • Source: http://www.humantrafficking.org/uploads/publications/2007_TIP_Report.pdf
    • How to Identify a Victim of Human Trafficking
      • A victim:
      • Has unexplained absences from school for a period of time, and is therefore a truant
      • Demonstrates an inability to attend school on a regular basis
      • Chronically runs away from home
      • Makes references to frequent travel to other cities
      • Exhibits bruises or other physical trauma, withdrawn behavior, depression, or fear
      • Lacks control over her or his schedule or identification documents
      • Is hungry-malnourished or inappropriately dressed (based on weather conditions or surroundings)
      • Shows signs of drug addiction
      • Source: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osdfs/factsheet.pdf
    • Additional signs that may indicate sex-related trafficking include:
      • Demonstrates a sudden change in attire, behavior, or material possessions (e.g., has expensive items)
      • Makes references to sexual situations that are beyond age-specific norms
      • Has a “boyfriend” who is noticeably older (10+ years)
      • Makes references to terminology of the commercial sex industry that are beyond age specific norms; engages in promiscuous behavior and may be labeled “fast” by peers
      • Source: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osdfs/factsheet.pdf
    • What can you do to help prevent human trafficking?
      • Call your local police department or emergency access number
      • Report suspected trafficking crimes or get help by calling the national 24/7 toll-free Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1-888-373-7888
      • For sexually exploited or abused minors call the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s (NCMEC) hotline at 1-800-THE-LOST
      • You can report suspected instances of trafficking or worker exploitation by contacting the FBI field office nearest you or contact the Department of Justice’s Human Trafficking Office at 1-888-428-7581
      • Source: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osdfs/factsheet.pdf
    • Source References and Links
      • www.polarisproject.org
      • http://www.dreamcenter.org/new/images/outreach/RescueProject/stats.pdf
      • http://www.humantrafficking.org/links/83
      • http://www.unglobalcompact.org/docs/issues_doc/labour/Forced_labour/HUMAN_TRAFFICKING_-_THE_FACTS_-_final.pdf
      • http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osdfs/factsheet.html