· Human Trafficking,Awareness Month,Listen To Survivors,Reality,Truth
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Cinema and television often shows human trafficking as beginning with kidnapping by a stranger. In reality, people in sex trafficking situations almost always know and perhaps trust or love their traffickers. In fact, according to our 2020 data from the National Human Trafficking Hotline, in situations where we knew how the trafficking began, 42% of sex trafficking victims were recruited by a family member and 39% were recruited by an intimate partner or marriage proposition. To learn the real story about human trafficking. Learn how false narratives about human trafficking are actively harming the victimized and survivors at www.polarisproject.org/listentosurvivors