International Day of The Girl
The average age of girls trafficked is 12-14. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
300,000 to 400,000 children Are trafficked for sex in the U.S. the majority of which are girls according to the U.S. Department of Justice, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Every hour 42 children are trafficked 7 days a week according to the 427PROJECT.org
Trafficking in the U.S. increased by 35% last year according to the National Human Trafficking Hotline.
83% of victims were U.S. citizens according to an investigation from 2008 to 2010 reported by the Congressional Research Service.
800,000 people are trafficked across international lines each year. Of the 800,000 50% are children and 80% are women or girls. According to the U.S. Department of State.
Trafficking is an estimated 32 billion dollar industry nationwide according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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Each one can reach one. The fact that over 27 million people are trafficked worldwide is an overwhelming statistic, but the truth is, each one can reach one.
ONE dollar a day - $30.00 a month can reach ONE GIRL from the jaws of poverty and exploitation via the 42:7 PROJECT's "ONE GIRL Project" initiative abroad. One dollar a day brings community development, education and care to one girl. You're the one who makes the difference.
The current focus of the ONE GIRL Project is in the third world country of India. And with a recent discovery trip, we are working to expand for first and second world nations.
See Resources Below.
The statistics speak for themselves. The world needs to know the story. And you can be part of it.
The 42:7 PROJECT is a movement to fight the harsh reality of the human trafficking of children through advocacy for education and awareness to the general public.
The 42:7 PROJECT also represents a coalition of those who fight on the front lines of human trafficking as we serve together in the areas of: prevention, intervention, restoration and equipping both here and abroad.
The Super Bowl:
The 42:7 PROJECT is also a coalition and campaign for public awareness and education with four distinctive initiatives before, during, and after the world-wide event of the Super Bowl. The 42:7 PROJECT will act as a platform for those on the front lines who fight, rescue, legislate, educate, advocate, rehabilitate, to bring awareness to the issue of human trafficking.
Help be the change in the story of these children...
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Know the Signs - Click Here
Common Work and Living Conditions: The individual(s) in question
- Is not free to leave or come and go as he/she wishes
- Is under 18 and is providing commercial sex acts
- Is in the commercial sex industry and has a pimp / manager
- Is unpaid, paid very little, or paid only through tips
- Works excessively long and/or unusual hours
- Is not allowed breaks or suffers under unusual restrictions at work
- Owes a large debt and is unable to pay it off
- Was recruited through false promises concerning the nature and conditions of his/her work
- High security measures exist in the work and/or living locations (e.g. opaque windows, boarded up windows, bars on windows, barbed wire, security cameras, etc.)
Poor Mental Health or Abnormal Behavior
- Is fearful, anxious, depressed, submissive, tense, or nervous/paranoid
- Exhibits unusually fearful or anxious behavior after bringing up law enforcement
- Avoids eye contact
Poor Physical Health
- Lacks health care
- Appears malnourished
- Shows signs of physical and/or sexual abuse, physical restraint, confinement, or torture
Lack of Control
- Has few or no personal possessions
- Is not in control of his/her own money, no financial records, or bank account
- Is not in control of his/her own identification documents (ID or passport)
- Is not allowed or able to speak for themselves (a third party may insist on being present and/or translating)
- Claims of just visiting and inability to clarify where he/she is staying/address
- Lack of knowledge of whereabouts and/or do not know what city he/she is in
- Loss of sense of time
- Has numerous inconsistencies in his/her story
- According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline.
To Report Suspected Trafficking or Get Help
Call the National Human Trafficking Help Line: 1 (888) 373-7888
Or text Help to 233733
The 42:7 PROJECT is under the auspice of WOW Ministries International a registered 501c3 Non-Profit Organization
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