Sex trafficked

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Sex trafficking is human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation, including sexual slavery , which is considered a form of modern slavery. In , the International Labour Organization reported Most victims find themselves in coercive or abusive situations from which escape is both difficult and dangerous. Locations where this practice occurs span the globe and reflect an intricate web between nations, making it very difficult to construct viable solutions to this human rights problem. There are a number of misconceptions about sex trafficking.

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What is Sex Trafficking? - Shared Hope International

Anyone selling sex who is under 18 is legally a trafficking victim. There are a number of racial myths and stereotypes associated with sex trafficking. While available evidence shows that racial minorities are more likely to be victims of sex trafficking, there is no truth behind the stereotype that certain races of men are more likely to be traffickers than men of other races. Someone you know may be in a sex trafficking situation if: They want to stop participating in selling or trading sex but feel scared or unable to leave They disclose that they were reluctant to engage in selling sex but that someone pressured them into it. They live where they work or are transported by guards between home and workplace They are children who live with or are supported by or dependent on a family member with a substance abuse problem or who is abusive in other ways. They have a pimp or manager in the sex trade They work in an industry where it may be common to be pressured into performing sex acts for money, such as a strip club, illicit cantina, go-go bar, or illicit massage business.

Sex Trafficking Is Still Happening – and May Be More Violent Than Ever

Please note: Despite the challenges described below, there are still ways the U. National Human Trafficking Hotline can help finding safe ways to escape abusers and shelter in place. From drug sales to murder, news media have begun reporting a noticeable dip in virtually all kinds of criminal activity worldwide, but sex trafficking usually takes place over a long period of time, not as single incidents.
Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked worldwide — including right here in the United States. It can happen in any community and victims can be any age, race, gender, or nationality. Traffickers might use violence, manipulation, or false promises of well-paying jobs or romantic relationships to lure victims into trafficking situations. Traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to lure their victims and force them into labor or commercial sexual exploitation.