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“You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.” — William Wilberfoce

There are more people trapped in slavery today than ever before in human history.

#HumanTrafficking #ModernDaySlavery #enditmovement

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Today, there are approximately 45.8 MILLION PEOPLE caught in the trap of MODERN SLAVERY around the world. This includes 10 million children, 15.4 million people in forced marriage, and 4.8 million people in forced sexual exploitation. 1/

It involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act against the will of the person trafficked. 2/
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#TheTraffickingVictimsProtectionAct, passed in 2000, defined a sex trafficking victim as any adult involved in a commercial sex act that was induced by force, fraud or coercion or in which the person induced has not yet reached the age of 18. 2)
"The federal government and advocates refer to human trafficking generally as modern-day slavery."
#humantrafficking #moderndayslavery

"Who purchases sex?
Human trafficking is a business with supply & demand: The supply is the victims, & the demand is the customers." 3)
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