I had to share these posts from www.jackiealwaysunplugged.com, regarding sex trafficking. Please click on the links to read the full posts, which gives harrowing statistics about today’s sex trade and also suggestions for how you can help.
You Can Change It – Dr. Jackie Groese
In our postmodern, hyper connected, 21st century world we have never been so aware of the problems plaguing our world, whether the more than 15,000,000 refugees from the conflicts around the world (80% of which are women and children), or the plight of 27,000,000 slaves world wide (the largest number in history) BTW 1,000,000 of those are in the US!
-70% of trafficked people are FEMALE
-80% of trafficking is for sex
-98% of those trafficked for sex are women
-83% of those trafficked for sex in America are US citizens
-The average price for a slave in the 1850’s in CURRENT $ was $40,000 to day the average is $90
Read more here….
You Can Make a Difference – Dr. Jackie Groese
A few simple suggestions given at the 2nd Annual Gender Justice Film Festival
You too can do to make a difference in the lives of sexually exploited girls and women.
See how here…