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Human Trafficking is the criminal act of using violent, coercive, and intimidating means to hold a person in compelled service, regardless of age and if it is forced labor and/or sex trafficking. Human Trafficking is modern day slavery.

There are several types of Human Trafficking:

  • Forced Labor
  • Adult and Child Sex Trafficking
  • Bonded Labor
  • Debt Bondage among Migrant Laborers
  • Involuntary Domestic Servitude
  • Child Soldiers
  • Child Marriage
  • Drug Mule

 ARE YOU OR IS SOMEONE YOU KNOW A VICTIM OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING?

SUMMARY OF GENERAL INDICATORS:

  • Work against will
  • Cannot leave work environment
  • Controlled movements
  • Demonstrate fear and/or anxiety
  • Subject to violence or threats of violence against themselves, their family and/or loved ones
  • No access to medical care
  • Suffer injuries as a result of application of control/coercion tactics
  • Receive little to no payment; no access to any monies earned
  • No time off and work excessively long extended hours
  • Limited or no social interaction; unable to communicate freely

For more detailed information on indicators, please click here. If you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking, or for more information about the program and services please contact ALERT’s 24/7/365 hotline at 1 (888) 602-5378 or contact us online

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