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Transcript of Sex Trafficking
What is sex trafficking?
Who are the victims?
Where is this happening?
"Anyone could become a victim"
Runaway and homeless youth
Impoverished groups and individuals
Why? Because they are
People assume that it's happening just internationally but in reality human trafficking happens in
towns all over the world
, including in the
Happening in our backyards!
Sex Trafficking in Chicago?- Big Time!
-- Human trafficking has grown so much, the crime is challenging illegal drugs as the most profitable criminal enterprise in the country.
When an adult or child is coerced, forced or deceived into prostitution. Which involves recruiting, transporting, harboring, receiving, or obtaining the person for the purpose of sexual bondage.
A pimp can make $150,000-$200,000 per child each year and the average pimp has 4 to 6 girls.
The average victim may be forced to have sex up to 20-48 times a day.
1 in 3 teens on the street will be lured toward prostitution within 48 hours of leaving home.
An estimated minimum of 16,000 to 25,000 women and girls are victims of commercial sexual exploitation in Chicago every year
Out of 100 women in Chicago, 33% entered the sex trade between the ages of 12 and 15
The Fight Against Sex Trafficking
1807 in Britain:Transatlantic slave trade illegal. Soon after it was punishable by death
1904 international agreement was against "white slave trade" which made white slave trade illegal. This lead to national committees to work against human trafficking
White slavery turned into traffic of women and children
2000 united nations made a protocol against all forms of trafficking illegal including SEX TRAFFICKING!
Emotional: Severe Stress and Depression, low self-esteem
Physical: Broken Bones, starvation, abuse, burns, drug abuse/alcohol
Commercial Sex trade: sexual/reproductive health issues, STDs, birth control methods not encouraged/ not allowed to use condoms or have regular doctor visits
Prostitution: high abortion rates, unwanted pregnancies, miscarriages, sterilization, infertility
Fear of exposure to local authorities by the perpetrator/pimp for the recent acts the victim has been forced into, not be provided for, threatened to be harmed, denied basic needs
Legal Issues for violating the law, if they are from another country they are deported
Lap Dance Club
Learn the indicators of human trafficking
Distribute materials that promote the national
Meet with or write to your representatives to let
them know that the prevention of trafficking is an
important issue to you
Volunteer at a local anti-trafficking organization
Donate funds or needed items to an anti-trafficking organization
Write to the editor of your local paper (or school paper!) to raise awareness about sex trafficking
Start or sign a human trafficking petition
Join or start a campus club to combat trafficking
Psalm 8:23: Defend the cause of the weak and the fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed
Psalm 9:9 "The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble" (NIV).
Indoor Locations in Chicago where 113 men bought sex