There are about 27million people who are subjects to human trafficking at any given time around the world. More than half of the victims are under the age of 18 years old. The average slave cost about $90 to purchase. Trafficking consist of anything from prostitution, pornography, to debt bondage. Estimates show that 80% of trafficking is sexual exploitation and 20% labor. Nearly 2/3 of children suffer additional abuse by their traffickers. Women who are in the trafficking circle are at higher risk for HIV/STD’s and permanent damage to reproductive organs.

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