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Sex Trafficking

  1. 1. Imagine …<br />You are a poor family in Russia<br />You can’t afford your rent, or to feed your young children<br />A friend of a friend tells you they know someone looking for a waitress in a neighboring country, and can guarantee you a job<br />They offer to accompany you in your trip and tell you that in a short time you will be able to send money back to your family<br />Would you accept? How many would allow their sisters, wife, or daughters to go?<br />
  2. 2. Living in Fear<br />Sex Trafficking Around the World<br />BY: Jenna Lunger and Katey Martinez<br />
  3. 3. Who Are the Victims?<br />27 Million People are <br />Enslaved Today-<br />over twice as many as in the <br />17 and 18 hundreds<br />The majority are women <br />and children<br />Children as young as 4 <br />Trafficking is a worldwide <br />business<br />The average slave costs $90-(factors)<br />
  4. 4. How Does This Happen?<br />Overseas people are tricked into thinking they are getting work<br />Exotic dancers are targeted <br />Street children are often abducted and sold<br />U.S Tourists can be abducted as well- Less common, but still happens<br />In U.S more sophisticated schemes- modeling, acting, dancing etc…<br />
  5. 5. The Traffickers<br />75% of the time, the women know the person that sells them into slavery<br />Usually an acquaintance, but can also be family members (Father, Brother, Boyfriend etc…)<br />Trafficker only responsible for girls while in their control, then they never hear about them again. <br />
  6. 6. Where Does This Happen?<br />ALL OVER THE WORLD, U.S INCLUDED<br />Massage parlors, tanning salons, <br />hotels, homes, and warehouses <br />San Francisco is one of the main<br /> places for trafficking IN THE WORLD<br />Sacramento on its way!<br />Costal areas and states that <br />border Canada/Mexico <br />
  7. 7. Whose willing to pay?<br />Majority 15-90 yr. old men<br />Mostly married men<br />Fathers bring sons to <br />Show them a “good time”<br />Pay more for younger girls, <br />and “clean” girls<br />Once the money is paid <br />and the door is shut, the <br />“pimp” doesn’t care what goes on<br />
  8. 8. Government Enablers?<br />Customs officials often paid off for illegal entry of slaves<br />Blackmailed into cooperating<br />Low priority for government officials<br />Costs lots of money to start a raid or open a case<br />Little punishment for those convicted<br />
  9. 9. What is being done?<br />In 2006 raids on the East Coast and San Francisco<br />Only 31 arrests in a raid of 5 East Coast states<br />41 arrests in San Francisco raid<br />Currently the U.S Government has a committee to combat human trafficking “which assesses global trends, provides training and technical assistance, and advocates for an end to modern slavery”<br />Overseas governments and private organizations are working to educate young women and girls about trafficking<br />President’s Video:<br />
  10. 10. After-Effects<br />When they become “worthless” to traffickers, women are thrown out on the streets<br />Many die while in slavery due to diseases, and drug overdoses<br />If they are not on drugs during slavery, many turn to drugs after the fact<br />Less than 5% get help after the fact<br />
  11. 11. How Can I Help?<br />Get involved with S.T.O.P here on campus<br />(<br />Find out what the U.S Government is doing to combat trafficking here:<br />Write a letter to Luis CdeBaca<br />-Ambassador-at-Large Office to monitor and combat trafficking in persons<br />expressing your concerns about the involvement of the government on this issue<br />Share your knowledge of the subject with others<br />
  12. 12. Questions?<br />What were your impressions of trafficking before this presentation?<br />What is something you learned during this presentation that surprised you?<br />What are your feelings about this subject after seeing this presentation?<br />
  13. 13. Sources<br />1) 06, October. "SEX TRAFFICKING / San Francisco Is A Major Center For International Crime Networks That Smuggle And Enslave / FIRST OF A FOUR PART SPECIAL REPORT - SFGate." Featured Articles From The SFGate. Web. 01 Mar. 2010. <>.<br />2) Bales, Kevin, and Ron Soodalter. The Slave next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today. Berkeley: University of California, 2009. Print.<br /> <br />3)  "The Case of the Snakehead Queen." The Case of the Snakeheaded Queen. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Web. 03 Mar. 2010. <>.<br /> <br />4) Farr, Kathryn. Sex Trafficking: the Global Market in Women and Children. New York, NY: Worth, 2005. Print.<br /> <br />5) National Trafficking Resource Center. Sex Trafficking Fact Sheet. National Trafficking Resource Center. Web. 02 Feb. 2010. <br /> <br />6) <>.<br />Sage, Jesse, and LioraKasten. Enslaved: True Stories of Modern Day Slavery. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. Print.<br />7) ABC news. “Teen girl’s stories of sex trafficking in U.S.”<br />8)Fraundt, Tina. “Enslaved in America: Sex Trafficking in the United States.” Womens funding Womens Funding Organization, n.d. web.<br />9) Hughes, Donna. “The Demand for Victims of Sex Trafficking.” (2007):1-65. web<br />10) Hughes, Donna, Raymond, Janice. “Sex Trafficking of Women in the United States.” n.p. March 2001: 1-141. Web.<br />11) Shelley, Louise. “Trafficking in Women: The Business Model Approach.” Brown Journal of World of Affairs, 10.1 (2003): 1-14<br />12) World Hope International. “Sex Trafficking in Cambodia.” You 2006. Web.Academicsearch paper EBSCO. Web.<br />