Human Trafficking

What is Human Trafficking?

Human Trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings for the purposes of reproductive slavery, commercial sexual exploitation, forced labor, or a modern-day form of slavery.

Why don’t they just seek help?

Captivity/Confinement – Locked up indoors/ rooms /trunks of cars/ closets/ basements

Guarded/Frequent Accompaniment – Monitored and controlled by the pimp and others

Isolation – Kept from others/support networks and structures/ means of other relief

Use of Threat of Violence – Severe physical retaliation (rapes, sexual assault, brutal beatings, torture)

Fear – Afraid of physical retaliation to themselves or loved ones, fear of death or … CONTINUE READING