Review the 2017 Human Trafficking Hotline Statistics

This week, the Polaris Project released the 2017 Human Trafficking Hotline Statistics. The information is provided by the National Human Trafficking Hotline and BeFree Textline, providers who offer support in a variety of options to help victims and keep them safe.

In total, there were 8,759 cases of human trafficking reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline and BeeFree Texline in 2017. This was a 12% increase from 2016, according to the Polaris Project. In total, the new estimates put the cases reported to 40,987 since the Hotline’s creation in 2007.

Read the full report here and understand the breakdown in statistics so you can better help raise awareness in your community.

For more information about the Polaris Project, please click here. For more information about the National Human Trafficking hotline, please click here.

Forms of Abolition:
Awareness

Forms of Slavery:
Domestic Servitude, Sex Trafficking, Forced Labor, Bonded Labor, Child Labor, Forced Marriage