The Truth About Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking happens every day, all over the world, and affects individuals of every age, ethnicity, and socio-economic background. While it’s a prevalent problem, it’s not always easy to see. Because of the crime’s hidden nature, many of us could live our entire lives without consciously spotting any trace of it.

Since awareness is a vital first step to fighting human trafficking effectively—in a foreign country or your own community—we’ve created this comprehensive guide.

Read it, share it, and refer back to it whenever you need to check your facts. It’s full of information from some of the most reputable sources available on the topic of human trafficking, and we hope it helps you see the world more clearly—with both eyes wide open.


See What's Inside

  • What Is Sex Trafficking?
  • How Serious Is the Problem?
  • Who Are the Victims?
  • Who Are the Traffickers?
  • Sex Trafficking vs. Prostitution
  • Signs of Trafficking
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Resources We Love


“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.