Sex trafficking is a modern-day form of slavery in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such an act is under the age of 18 years. – Dept. of Health and Human Services.
Did You Know? Men, women and children all over the US are forced to sell their bodies or work for little to no pay. They are being lured into modern-day slavery in many ways, including:
- A promise of a good job in another country
- A false marriage proposal turned into a bondage situation
- Being sold…by parents, husbands, boyfriends
- Being kidnapped or abducted by a pimp or recruiters