An estimated 20.9 million people around the world have been denied freedom because of people keeping them captive. 68% of these people are trapped in forced labor. 26% of those 20.9 million are children, and more than half, 55% of them are female. In the past 8 years, more than 31,600 calls have been made to the hotline, and they get around 100 calls a day.
This article gives people a broader view of the topic, and helps you get a better understanding of what's actually happening. For example, did you know that there are more slaves today than there aver were in the world? Did you also know that the Super Bowl is the largest incident of human trafficking? This information should open up more people's eyes to what is actually going on.
This is an example of why human trafficking is a problem in America. Trump's views on immigrants has made more people scared to come out about being forced into slavery by random people who steal them off the streets. So many people who could be free are currently being labor workers or sex slaves and treated terribly.
Here, we see a story from someone who has lived through her slavery and was able to tell the tale. There are many companies and people right now who are trying to end human trafficking, like CNN. If people are going to great lengths to end the slavery of innocents, than we need to do something about it.
Here, we see a company who is actually trying to do something about this problem. They try to help people who have been victim to human trafficking. They have statistics about what it is and they have human trafficking indicators. Because programs like these exist, we can see that more things need to be done about stopping human trafficking.