According to a new report from the Justice Department, over 80% of reported human trafficking is related to forced prostitution. Around 40% of them involve the sexual exploitation of children.
Amb. CdeBaca Combats Sex Trafficking In The U.S. NPR, Ambassador to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Luis CdeBaca talks about human trafficking in the United States - how it happens, who is at risk, and how to fight it.
There is an increase of awareness in the states. Craigslist got rid of their erotic service section, legislations are changing, people are figuring out how to notice underground brothels, and more.
‘Because of the oppression of the weak and the groaning of the needy, I will now arise,’ says the Lord. ‘I will protect them from those who malign them.’ “
— Psalm 12:5