Youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning (LGBTQ+) often face discrimination and homelessness - two factors that make them especially vulnerable to
Sex Trafficking in the U.S.: A Closer Look at U.S. Citizen Victims provides crucial insight into the realities of sex trafficking in the U.S. based largely on experiences reported by U.S.
Although slavery is commonly thought to be a thing of the past, human trafficking still exists today throughout the United States and globally.
The number of human trafficking cases that Polaris learns about increases every year. Our new statistics report includes data from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline, Polaris's BeFree texting helpline, and communications referencing overseas cases.
Polaris has rated all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 10 categories of laws that are critical to a basic legal framework that combats human trafficking, punishes traffickers and sup