Local Group Plans Vigil For Human Trafficking Victims

Local Group Plans Vigil For Human Trafficking Victims

"Human trafficking and, in particular sex trafficking, is occurring every day in communities all across Alabama".

According the statistics from the University of Texas at Austin, there were 79,000 minor and youth victims of sex trafficking in 2016.

With little coverage of human trafficking in the media, Americans are unaware of the severity of the issue.

Mission 21 held a presentation at the Rochester Mayo Civic Center to talk about life after human sex trafficking. By committing to becoming a Demand An End state, Attorney General Marshall is sending a clear message to all who wish to harm our children by letting them know that the state of Alabama is a hostile environment for buyers of sex and traffickers.

Florida receives the third most calls for human trafficking in the entire country.

"We have worked hard to elevate the conversation over the a year ago along with our law enforcement partners and we will continue to be a voice in this ongoing discussion", Nelson said. Inhumane treatment. Slavery. This is a tragic reality for thousands of people forced into human trafficking. Would it help us to realize the signs that something is wrong?

She says that means more steps can be taken to help them.

Notorious for their reputation of human trafficking, many massage parlors and nail salons have been busted for abusing and selling their workers into forced labor or prostitution.

Over the past 10 years the International Institute in Buffalo has worked with about 1,200 victims, ranging from ages 9 to 81.

Samantha Moffett is a sophomore majoring in mass communication.

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