Free Our City

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  • After drug dealing, human trafficking (both sex trafficking and trafficking for forced labor) is tied with the illegal arms industry as the second largest criminal industry in the world today, and it is the fastest growing. (U.S. Department of Heath and Human Services)


    Worldwide, there are nearly two million children in the commercial sex trade. (UNICEF)


    There are an estimated 600,000 to 800,000 children, women and men trafficked across international borders annually. (U.S. Department of State)


    Approximately 80 percent of human trafficking victims are women and girls, and up to 50 percent are minors. (U.S. Department of State)


    The total market value of illicit human trafficking is estimated to be in excess of $32 billion. (U.N.)


    Sex trafficking is an engine of the global AIDS epidemic. (U.S. Department of State)


8 thoughts on “Free Our City

  1. ALRIGHT! Just received an email from Amazon CEO saying that the book “Age of Consent” is no longer for sale. Still won’t do business with them, but glad they did the right thing. The Love146 campaign worked! Way to go!!!

  2. As a licensed professional therapist for over a decade it burns me how this kind of crap gives our industry such a black-eye. Therapists are about HEALING not hurting! LMT’s UNITE! If you aren’t serving in an anti-human trafficking organization take the time to find out how you can. Literally millions of women and girls need you! Read this website for info on the problem and how to get hooked up with some great organizations. News article about traffickers posing as LMTs: http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2012/9/19/emergency_order_susp.html#.UFtM2OsS05o.email

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