Sex trafficking is one of the worst tragedies occurring in the 21st century. Studies show that modern slavery is more prevalent today than during the Transatlantic Slave Trade’s most prolific years.
The most common figures estimate there are 45.8 million people currently enslaved worldwide. Of these, the International Labor Organization (ILO) reports that 22 percent of victims of slavery are sex slaves.
This means that almost ten million people today are being forced into sexual slavery. Join us for an evening of information from a panel of experts regarding human trafficking signs and issues related to our area and learn what is being done to prevent it and restore those effected by it.