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Against Sex Trafficking of Children
Against Sex Trafficking of Children
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THE CHILDREN TRAFFICKED EVERY YEAR IN THE U.S. WOULD FILL THE 66,655 SEATS IN THE U.S. BANK STADIUM 5 TIMES.
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.
Help be the change in the story of these children...
Fight Against Sex Trafficking
The average age of children trafficked is 11-14. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Over 300,000 children Are trafficked for sex in the U.S. 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, 80% are women or girls, 20% are men or boys. 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.
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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