Traci Klein is the executive director of True Justice International. True Justice International’s “goal is to fight human trafficking in our local and global communities through Christ- centered strategic initiatives with goal to reach, raise up, and restore.”
Listen here: https://www.thoseothergirls.com/podcast/episode/4ae00a76/episode-38-or-human-trafficking-awareness-with-traci-klein
In this episode we learned:
Tipline: 1-888- 373- 7888
North Carolina is consistently in the top 10 for human trafficking
Human trafficking is the fastest growing industry in the world.
It’s low risk, high demand.
It’s a $150 million business
With COVID, it’s gone up about 20%
Family are the #1 traffickers
Breakdown of trafficking
36% are family members
27% are boyfriends
14% are employers
9% are strangers
Average age of victims are 12-14 years old
Signs to watch out for in children:
Vague about job
Boys are being trafficked through video games
What can we do?
Hold awareness events
Give of time, talents, and money
Report! Report! Report!
Homeless kids and runaways are prime targets
Porn fuels human trafficking
Teens are the most searched section on porn
People use porn more than Netflix and Amazon Prime combined
How can we help True Justice Intl
Gift cards (Walmart, target, ect)
Sites for help