Massage parlor trafficking is happening in plain sight, in businesses that operate as if they are legal massage or bodywork establishments.

"It persists because we choose to ignore it — as something harmless, as something inevitable, or both: at best, a victimless crime. At worst, a public nuisance."

- Alexa Schaeffer, Community Organizer, Polaris

Victims are controlled and kept in this form of modern-day slavery thru fear of deportation, threats to family members, lies about law enforcement, debt and shame. Learn more about massage parlor trafficking from this Polaris blog post and discover ways to help combat it.

Forms of Abolition:

Forms of Slavery:
Sex Trafficking