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What is Human Trafficking?
Human trafficking is the exploitation of human beings using force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of sexual exploitation and/or forced labor. The Salvation Army has been in the fight against human trafficking since 1885.
Types of Human Trafficking
Sex Trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion; or in which the person induced to perform the act has not yet reached 18 years of age.
Labor Trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of involuntary servitude, debt bondage, peonage, or slavery.
How You Can Help
REPORT – Report any and all suspected human trafficking activity to authorities.
SPEAK UP – Share information about the issue of human trafficking with friends and family.
GIVE or RAISE FUNDS – Donations to The Salvation Army allow us to provide life saving assistance to human trafficking victims.
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Every day in America, people are still sold into slavery.
The sex trade preys on children.
Port cities rate highest in human trafficking.