The National Human Trafficking Hotline served more victims and survivors of human trafficking in 2017 than ever. Through phone calls and texts, the Hotline identified 13% more human trafficking cases last year. We can do better with your help!
In over 9,000 illicit massage businesses (IMBs) across the United States, victims are forced into human trafficking. According to Polaris research, these businesses are often organized into criminal networks with revenues of around $2.5 billion a year.
There are thousands of human trafficking victims across the United States, and the healthcare sector is one of the fields with the highest exposure to trafficking victims. But often, healthcare workers don’t recognize the signs of a victim.