Fighting to End Human Trafficking

At $150 billion globally and $9.8 billion in the United States, Human Trafficking is the second-largest criminal industry behind the drug trade, yet there is relatively little awareness of the depth and breadth of this horrific crime.

By current estimates, more than 40 million people worldwide are enslaved with 300,000 victims in the U.S., including men and women, adults and children, foreign nationals and U.S. citizens.

  • $99 Billion Of $150 billion in global profits, $99 billion comes from commercial sexual exploitation
  • Every 2 Minutes Every 2 minutes a child is purchased or sold
  • 46% In 46% of trafficking cases, the victim knows the recruiter
  • 71% Globally, 71% of enslaved people are women and girls, and one-third are children
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Spring 2021 Speaker Series: Human Trafficking and Forced Labor

Imago Dei, The Higgins Labor Program of the Center for Social Concerns and The Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership at the Mendoza College of Business present an introduction to human trafficking and forced labor, those fighting it, and what you can do to help.

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