Today is an awareness day. All across the globe, people are coming together to be the voice for the 27 million victims of human trafficking. We are raising awareness and taking a public stand against this injustice by drawing a red X on our hand. Would you join us?
Facts about modern slavery:
- There is an estimated 27 million humans being trafficked today.
- Globally, the average cost of a slave is $90.
- The average age of entry into the commercial sex industry in the U.S. is 12-14 years old.
- 80-90% of sexually exploited people have a history of being sexually abused as a child.
- Pimps recruit children at malls, bus stops, parties, around schools, through other youth, and online.
- Between 14,500 to 17,500 people are trafficked into the U.S. per year.
- Human trafficking is the third largest international crime industry (behind legal drugs and arms trafficking).
'There is power in the Name of Jesus to break every chain.'