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  1. 1. Human Trafficking
  2. 2. Human Trafficking <ul><li>Human trafficking is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Modern-Day Slavery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A $5-$9 billion dollar industry. That makes human trafficking the world’s third largest industry behind drug and weapons trading. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A crime that creates 4 to 27 million victims per year. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Human Trafficking <ul><li>Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is introduced by force or fraud in which the person told to do the act is not even 18 years of age </li></ul>
  4. 4. Human Trafficking is all around us <ul><li>Human trafficking is a problem all over the world. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Statistics <ul><li>There are 27 million in modern-day slavery across the world. </li></ul><ul><li>800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year. </li></ul><ul><li>1 million of the people exploited by sex trading are children. </li></ul><ul><li>50% of victims moved across nations are children. </li></ul><ul><li>80% of victims moved across nations are women or girls </li></ul><ul><li>161 countries are affected by human trafficking. </li></ul><ul><li>127 countries of origin </li></ul><ul><li>98 transporter countries </li></ul><ul><li>137 receiving countries. </li></ul><ul><li>32 billion dollars are generated by the human trafficking industry every year. </li></ul><ul><li>14,500 - 17,500 foreigners are trafficked into the United States every year. </li></ul><ul><li>244,000 American children are at risk of being sexually exploited. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006 there were only 5,808 prosecutions and 3,160 convictions throughout the world </li></ul><ul><li>This means that for every 800 people trafficked, only one person was convicted. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Statistics <ul><li>The average age of child prostitution is 12-14. </li></ul><ul><li>The majority of trafficking victims are between 18 and 24 years old </li></ul><ul><li>An estimated 1.2 million children are trafficked each year </li></ul><ul><li>95% of victims experienced physical or sexual violence during trafficking </li></ul><ul><li>43% of victims are used for forced commercial sexual exploitation, of whom </li></ul><ul><li>98% are women and girls </li></ul><ul><li>Many victims have at least middle-level education </li></ul><ul><li>1.4 million (56%) are in Asia and the Pacific </li></ul><ul><li>250,000(10%) are in Latin America and the Caribbean </li></ul><ul><li>230,000 (9.2%) are in the Middle East and Northern Africa </li></ul><ul><li>130,000(5.2%) are in sub-Saharan countries </li></ul><ul><li>270,000(10.8%) - are in industrialized countries </li></ul>
  7. 7. Percentage of genders trafficked and the reason for being trafficked
  8. 8. Human Trafficking <ul><li>Throughout the entire human trafficking process there are 4 people involved: </li></ul><ul><li>The recruiter gains the victim’s trust and then sells them for labor or to a pimp. At times this person is a boyfriend, a neighbor, or even a family member. </li></ul><ul><li>The trafficker is the one who controls the victims. Making the victim fearful through abuse, threats, and lies the trafficker gains power over there victim. </li></ul><ul><li>The victim could be anyone. </li></ul><ul><li>The consumer funds the human trafficking industry by purchasing goods and services. Often they are unaware that someone is suffering. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Human Trafficking is not noticed <ul><li>Some reasons why human trafficking is not noticed: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Victims do not identify themselves due to fear and shame. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traffickers keep their victims secluded from the outside world. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traffickers force their victims to be happy and tell them what to say. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many people do not know about human trafficking and do not report it even though it is happening in their community. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. How to stop Human Trafficking <ul><li>Human Trafficking is an industry that relies on money. If people stopped purchasing services related to Human Trafficking then the human trafficking industry would shrink until it did not exist. </li></ul><ul><li>If consumers knew more about human trafficking, they would think twice about what they were spending their money on. </li></ul>
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  14. 14. Real-Life Story 2010
  15. 15. Opinion <ul><li>Through doing this project it has really brought an awareness to me about how serious Human Trafficking really is. </li></ul><ul><li>All of these people who are being trafficked are just being abused and someone that we know can be affected by this problem. </li></ul><ul><li>I agree with the solution of bringing more awareness to the seriousness of this crime. </li></ul><ul><li>Their needs to be more attention brought to human trafficking and what to look for. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Relation to thesis <ul><li>If human trafficking is cruel and unforgiving then why is it that it is taking place all over the world, and especially here right in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>All the people who are trafficked into the U.S. from foreign nations, whose families are suffering because they do not know where their son/daughter is. </li></ul><ul><li>There needs to be something done to bring attention to this very disgusting crime. </li></ul><ul><li>How can all of us in this classroom help out on this serious situation? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Sources <ul><li> A Web Resource for Combating Human Trafficking in the East Asia Pacific Region . Web. 10 May 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Human Trafficking: Facts & Figures « T. E. A. M.&quot; T. E. A. M. Web. 10 May 2011. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Free the Slaves - Home . Web. 10 May 2011. <>. </li></ul>