Call immediately if you believe you have information about a potential trafficking situation

Call Specialists at NHTRC are available 24/7 to take confidential reports of potential human trafficking or an anonymous tip can be submitted at HUMANTRAFFICKINGHOTLINE.ORG. Interpreters are available.

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According to NHTRC, “Sex trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which individuals perform commercial sex through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. Minors under the age of 18 engaging in commercial sex are considered to be victims of human trafficking, regardless of the use of force, fraud, or coercion.” 

  • An estimated 27 million adults and 13 million children are being forced into slavery around the world.

  • Approximately 75- 80% is for sex.

  • 80% are female under 24 – 50% are children as young as 5 years old.

  • An estimated 30 thousand victims of sex trafficking die each year from abuse, disease, torture and neglect.

  • Around the globe human trafficking generates up to $31.6 billion.

  • The FBI estimates that over 100,000 children and young women are trafficked in America today. 

  • Human trafficking is the fastest growing illegal enterprise of this century.