Human traffickers profit from the commercial exploitation of children, women, and men.
There are two types of trafficking in the United States: Sex trafficking is (1) the prostituting of a child or youth (under 18) or (2) the use of force, fraud, or coercion to compel an adult into commercial sex work. Labor trafficking is the use of force, fraud, or coercion to compel a person into work.
Business leaders have the power to change attitudes and actions that harm businesses and exploit women and children. Read more...
Employees are soliciting sex from trafficking victims. Two initial studies suggest that a peak time people are procuring sex online is 2:00pm.
Sex traffickers & buyers use business premises. A 2012 study found that 63% of trafficking incidents involved hotels, ranging from economy to luxury hotels.
Sex traffickers use business products & services. Traffickers use websites, ports, airlines, buses, banks and many other businesses to facilitate the sale of women and children.
Sex traffickers and sex buyers put employers and their business partners at risk. Read more...