Learn how you can help in the fight against human trafficking!
1-888-373-7888 is the National Human Trafficking Hotline – a national, toll-free hotline, available to answer calls, texts, and live chats from anywhere in the United States, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in more than 200 languages.
A nonprofit, non-governmental organization that works to combat and prevent modern-day slavery and human trafficking. For the past 10 years, Polaris has run the National Human Trafficking Hotline, working on some 40,000 cases of trafficking. From that work, the organization has built out one of the largest data sets on human trafficking in the United States.
An international non-governmental organization and lobbying group established to campaign against the modern practice of slavery around the world. Free the Slaves currently operates in India, Nepal, Ghana, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti and Senegal.
A Los Angeles-based anti-human trafficking organization. Through legal, social, and advocacy services, CAST helps rehabilitate survivors of human trafficking, raises awareness, and affects legislation and public policy surrounding human trafficking.
Not For Sale currently works with survivors of human trafficking and those at risk of exploitation in Thailand, The Netherlands, Romania, Peru and the United States. It also collaborates with sister organization, Just Business, to grow social enterprises. Both groups provide economic opportunities, education, safety and stability to survivors and at-risk communities in these five countries.
was founded by Ricky Martin with the mission to advocate for the well-being of children around the world. The foundation has been a leading voice in denouncing and exposing human trafficking globally since the launch of its awareness campaign, Slaves of a New Era, in 2004. The foundation focuses on educating people about the fight to abolish slavery and human trafficking worldwide with an emphasis on protecting children.
works with unions, worker associations and community groups to provide a wide range of education, training, research, legal support and other resources to help build strong and effective trade unions and more just and equitable societies. Its programs — in more than 60 countries — focus on human and worker rights awareness, union skills, occupational safety and health, economic literacy, human trafficking, and women’s empowerment.
Not finding the right organization for you? Here is a List of over 50 organizations that combat human trafficking.
27 million people are enslaved around the world today.
Between 600,000 and 800,000 victims are trafficked through international borders every year, not including the estimated millions trafficked domestically within their own countries.
Human Trafficking is a $9 billion industry.
After drug smuggling, Human Trafficking ranks second, tied with arms dealing, in organized crime activities and is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the 21st century.
The top three destination points for trafficked victims are Japan, Australia and the United States.
As many as 50,000 men, women and children are trafficked into the U.S. every year.
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