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"You can choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know." - William Wilberforce
What is sex trafficking?
Sex trafficking occurs when someone uses force, fraud or coercion to cause a commercial sex act with an adult or minor.
Traffickers find victims through:
- Between 200-300 thousand children are sex trafficked in the U.S. today.
- The average age of a child first used in sex trade is 12-14
- The global market for child trafficking is more than $12 billion a year
- The average life expectancy of a child in sex trafficking is 7 years, with homicide & HIV/AIDS as the leading cause of death
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