What is Human Trafficking?


In the city of Chicago someone is reported missing every 30 minutes. Of those reported missing, many are women and girls as young as twelve years old. Some of these missing women and girls are kidnapped and held against their will. They fall victim to an underground, modern day, sex slave trade that has been come to be known as Human Trafficking.

Human Trafficking is a crime against humanity. It involves an act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harboring or receiving a person through a use of force, coercion or other means, for the purpose of exploiting them. Every year, thousands of men, women and children fall into the hands of traffickers, in their own countries and abroad.