The Truth About Human Trafficking.
The reality of human trafficking, dispelling myths, and how it affects all of us.- change
First: What is Human Trafficking?
Human Trafficking is the use of force, fraud or coercion to get another person to provide labor or sex in exchange for something of value (money, drugs, food, shelter, clothing, etc). Child sex trafficking is when anything of value is given for any sex act with someone under 18 years of age.
Who does it affect?
It affects people of all ages, genders, and backgrounds across the entire nation. Vulnerable populations, including runaway and homeless youth, individuals with limited education or job opportunities, and undocumented persons, are particularly at risk.
Resources for Youth & Families
Clarify common misconceptions about child trafficking. Define human trafficking. Give insight into the most vulnerable populations.
Shared Hope has developed comprehensive tools for parents, teachers, and all those working with youth to protect children online.
Power over Predators leads the fight in protecting children with their prevention initiatives. Teach your kids how to outsmart the bad guys and give necessary skills and tools to identify, avoid & report predators.
Shifting conversations from "I have daughters, to I have sons." Hear how men can join the fight against commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking from exceptional male allies in the field.
Resources for Community Members
Human Trafficking 101 includes an overview of sex and labor trafficking, signs to look out for and common myths about trafficking with facts.
For people of faith and ministry leaders who want to effectively support survivors of sexual exploitation and trafficking.
Check out South Carolina's plan to combat Human Trafficking and state resources.
For teachers and educators who want to effectively support survivors of sexual exploitation and trafficking.