Ten things you need to know about human trafficking:
1. Girls are trafficked into many industries beside brothels
2. Trafficking is visible; trafficking is accepted
3. Dirty jobs fuel trafficking demand
4. People smuggling is not considered trafficking
5. Trafficking victims most often "rescue themselves"
6. Adoption is still a trafficking risk
7. As many as one in five trafficking survivors fall prey a second time
8. Boys and men are trafficked too
9. Disability is attractive to traffickers
10. There is no one profile of a trafficker
For a far more detailed explanation, go here.
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