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Top 10 Things You Wouldn't Know About Human Trafficking Until Scrolling Through The Polarisproject.org

Human Trafficking is an illegal crime that violates peoples human rights. Every day, men, women, and children fall into human trafficking whether it be in their own country, or abroad.

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2. Labor trafficking soared by 47% but is still widely underreported.

"Labor trafficking often goes unrecognized compared to sex trafficking because of a lack of awareness about the issue. By identifying the specific sectors, we can reach survivors more effectively."

4. The most recent report from this year focuses on who the victims are and how they were trafficked.

We learned that sex trafficking victims were most often trafficked by their intimate partners, while labor trafficking victims were most often picked through a job offer.

10. Breaking up human trafficking into types allows us to understand the ways that traffickers use legitimate business or institutions.

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