The Numbers are Staggering
MN is 3rd in the nation
for juvenile sexual exploitation.
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.
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)
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)
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.
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.
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.