Which States Have the Highest Rates of Human Trafficking?

While human trafficking is certainly a global problem, there are thousands of human trafficking cases within the United States. According to the Polaris Project, in 2020, 10,583 situations of human trafficking were reported to the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline involving 16,658 individual victims. So which states have the highest rates of human trafficking? WorldPopulationReview.com has an interactive map…

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3 Most Common Myths About Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is the third most profitable criminal activity, following only drug and arms trafficking. An estimated 9.5 billion is generated in annual revenue from all trafficking activities, with at least $4 billion attributed to the worldwide brothel industry. (U.S. Department of State. 2004. Trafficking in Persons Report. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of State) Despite how…

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Why We Fight Against Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking is no small issue. In fact, as of 2017 the International Labor Organization (ILO) and Walk Free Foundation estimated that 24.9 million victims were trapped in modern-day slavery. So if it is such a daunting problem, why do we fight against human trafficking? Our mission here at Covenant Rescue Group is to liberate the…

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6 Loving Ways to Support a Human Trafficking Victim

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Human trafficking victims experience more pain and trauma than some of us will ever experience. So how do we love them well and show them that we care about them? Here are 6 ways you can support a human trafficking victim. Pray for Them We underestimate the power prayer can have on modern slavery. One…

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How to Talk to Youth About Human Trafficking

Some conversations come easier than others, but talking about human trafficking is not one of the easy ones. Despite the fact that human trafficking is such a difficult topic to bring up, it is still crucial to talk about it to prevent the exploitation of children and adolescents. Talking to the youth about human trafficking…

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Human Trafficking – How to Report Suspected Human Trafficking

There is one thing that every individual can do to join the fight against human trafficking and that is to be on the lookout for the signs and report suspected human trafficking incidents when you spot them. Learning how to recognize human trafficking and reporting it to the right people could help save someone’s life.…

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How to Keep Your Children Safe From Predators

 “Human trafficking is a heinous crime happening all around us. The victims—30% of which are children—are subject to forced labor, sexual exploitation, and other forms of abuse. We must do more to bring criminals to justice, and help victims rebuild their lives.” ̶António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations One of the most heartbreaking realities…

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How To Spot Human Trafficking

Knowing what human trafficking looks like could save lives. There are many nuances to human trafficking, making it difficult to spot sometimes. Because traffickers manipulate and often deceive trafficking victims, some victims don’t even know they’re being trafficked until it’s too late. Knowing the signs of human trafficking is beneficial as you take steps of…

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