The United Nations estimate that over 27 million people worldwide are trafficked for forced labor or sexual exploitation.
According to some estimates, approximately 80% of trafficking involves sexual exploitation, and 19% involves labor exploitation.
32 billion dollars is made every year off the bodies of young girls & women in sex trafficking.
The average victim trapped in the sex trade is forced to have sex 20 times a day.
Trafficking victims normally don’t get help because they think that they or their families will be hurt by their traffickers, or that they will be deported.
An estimated 14,500 to 17,500 foreign nationals are trafficked into the United States each year. The number of U.S. citizens trafficked within the country is even higher, with an estimated 100,000 American children being exploited in the commercial sex industry annually.
An estimated 2.5 million children, the majority of them girls, are sexually exploited in the multibillion dollar commercial sex industry
In America, victims of pimp- controlled sex trafficking are commonly forced to meet quotas of $500 to $1,000 a night! Victims working a truck stop typically earn $5 – $100 per sex act. All earnings are confiscated by the pimp.
20% of all human trafficking in the US comes through Texas at some point.