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Our children are being abducted, coerced, and forced into sex slavery!

Human trafficking generates $9.5 billion yearly in the United States. (United Nations)

It is an unfortunate misconception that this is not a problem that occurs in America. The truth is that the victims of child-sex-trafficking are from every state and every walk of life.
Approximately 300,000 children are at risk of being prostituted in the United States. (U.S. Department of Justice)

The average age of entry into prostitution for a child victim in the United States is 13-14 years old. (U.S. Department of Justice)

The life expectancy of girls is 7-10 years from the time of their abduction and the start of their enslavement.

A pimp can make $150,000-$200,000 per child each year and the average pimp has 4 to 6 girls. (U.S. Justice Department, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children)

The average victim may be forced to have sex up to 20-48 times a day. (Polaris Project)

Fewer than a few hundred beds are available in the United States for underage victims. (Health and Human Services)

Department Of Justice has identified the top twenty human trafficking jurisdictions in the country:” Houston
• El Paso
• Los Angeles
• Atlanta
• Chicago
• Charlotte
• Miami
• Las Vegas
• New York
• Long Island
• New Orleans
• Washington, D.C.
• Philadelphia
• Phoenix
• Richmond
• San Diego• San Francisco
• St Louis
• Seattle
• Tampa (Department of Justice)

One in three teens on the street will be lured toward prostitution within 48 hours of leaving home. (National Runaway Hotline)

Children exploited through prostitution report they typically are given a quota by their trafficker/pimp of 10 to 15 buyers per night. Utilizing a conservative estimate, a domestic minor sex trafficking victim would be raped by 6,000 buyers during the course of her victimization through prostitution.

– The National Report on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: America’s Prostituted Children, Shared Hope International, May 2009

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