Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Human Trafficking Trends in the U.S.

"The common narrative we have all been taught is that slavery is abolished and it doesn't exist anymore in the United States ....(But) the analysis shows that we have reports of human trafficking cases in every state across the country and more concrete data about trends and patterns of types of traffick-ing....It is a human rights issue and as a society we need to keep talking about it."  Bradley Myles, CEO of the Polaris Project
Quoted in "What is the Most Common Way People are Lured into Sex Trafficking?  New Study Shows Surprising Trends," by Jodie Gummow,11-21-2013,

WEBSITE:  The Polaris Project is a leading organization in the global fight against human trafficking and modern-day slavery.  Check out its website,, to learn more about its vision for a world without slavery.

NEW REPORT:  A new report from the Polaris Center was released on 11-20-2013.  The report uses data collected from 2007-2012 from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center's 24-hour national hotline call center, 1735 online tip reports and over 5000 e-mails.
CLICK HERE for the executive summary of the report.
CLICK HERE for the full report. 

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