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Human Trafficking Awareness Day Featured

Human Trafficking Awareness Day events will take place on Thursday in both Prescott & Prescott Valley

 

Big Idea
  • Sex trafficking is a $150 Billion industry worldwide
  • The Blue Campaign was created to develop awareness of this problem
  • Human Traffickers often target people who are poor, vulnerable, living in an unsafe situation or looking for better life 
  • Sex trafficking is preventable
  • There will be events in both Prescott and Prescott Valley to help increase awareness of this problem.

It's a real problem

 
Did you know that Arizona, Nevada, Texas and California are in the top 15 for human trafficking cases reported to the humantraffickinghotline.org for 2019? 
1. California (1507)
2. Texas (1080)
13. Nevada (239)
14. Arizona (234)
The most frequent type of human trafficking is sex trafficking. Sex trafficker victims are found in massage/spa parlors, pornography, commercial sex, motel based sex and through online ads. But, labor trafficking also exists. Victims in labor trafficking are expected to do domestic work, agriculture, sales crews, restaurants. Females outnumber males by about 7:1. 
 

Local events on Thursday

 
 

 Find out more at ArmedToKnow

National Human Trafficking Hotline National Human Trafficking Resource Center Get Help Report Human Trafficking Human Trafficking Information & Resources

 

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Last modified on Monday, 10 August 2020 05:10
Lynne LaMaster

Lynne LaMaster is the Editor and Publisher of CopperState News. In her past life, she was the founder of a successful local news media publication in the Prescott area. She started CopperState News with the idea that local news deserves a statewide platform.

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