Sunday, June 16, 2013


Fifty-Five Little Known Facts about Human Trafficking

For the next few days I will share these facts.  We'll focus on a few a day so that you can cover them in prayer.  The source for this is:

Here are facts 16-20:

  1. More than 30% of all trafficking cases in 2007-2008 involved children being sold into the sex industry.o
  2. The Western presence in Kosovo, such as NATO troops and civilians, have fueled the rapid growth of sex trafficking and forced prostitution. Amnesty International has reported that NATO soldiers, UN police, and Western aid workers “operated with near impunity in exploiting the victims of the sex traffickers.”g
  3. Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” video is about human trafficking. In the video, Gaga is trafficked by a Russian bathhouse into sex slavery.f
  4. Human trafficking is the only area of transnational crime in which women are significantly represented—as victims, as perpetrators, and as activists fighting this crime.a
  5. Severe natural disasters have left millions homeless and impoverished, which has created desperate people easily exploited by human traffickers.k
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