The Numbers are Staggering

MN is 3rd in the nation

for juvenile sexual exploitation.

 

ANNUALLY

One pimp can earn $150-$200K per child.

 

75% of victims are sold online

making it an invisible transaction. 

 

60% OF RUNAWAY VICTIMS

were in foster care.

 

1 out of 4 LGBTQ youth

are at risk of being sexually exploited

due to homelessness. 

 

13 IS A COMMON AGE

for first victimization.

 


Resources

National

National Human Trafficking Resource Center 888.373.7888 (24/7), operated by Polaris, has received reports of 14,588 sex trafficking cases inside the US. Text BeFree (233733)

National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.HOPE

National Center for Missing + Exploited Children 800.843.5678 (24/7)

Minnesota

MN Human Trafficking Taskforce; Day One Hotline 866.223.1111

Breaking Free, St. Paul 651.645.6557 

MN Indian Women's Resource Center, Minneapolis 612.728.2000

PAVSA (Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault) Duluth 218.726.1931 (24hr Crisis Line)

New York

GEMS: Girls Education and Mentorship Services is the only organization in NY specifically designed to serve girls and young women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking. 

http://www.gems-girls.org/

Florida

Bridging Freedom

Bridging Freedom's mission is to combat domestic minor sex-trafficking by bringing restoration to those rescued and victim prevention to those we reach with our message.

http://www.bridgingfreedom.org/ 

 

Arizona

TRUST, Training and Resources United to Stop Trafficking 

The TRUST project is to coordinate anti-trafficking efforts in AZ and ultimately increase public awareness about the crisis as it relates to Arizona's children.