Human Trafficking 101
Human Trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery - exploiting men, women and children in the forms of labor, sex, or other means of control for profit or gain by a third party.
*Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Force Marriage, International Labour Organization, Walk Free Foundation, and the International Organization for Migration (2017)
**Busch-Armendariz, N.B., Nale, N.L. Kammer-Kerwick, M., Kellison, B., M.I.M., Cook Heffon, L., Nehme, J. (2016). Human Trafficking by the Numbers: The Initial Benchmark of Prevalence and Economic Impact for Texas. Austin, TX: Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, the University of Texas at Austin.