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Our greatest asset in the fight against human trafficking is you and the members of your community.
However, the only way you will be effective in helping to end human trafficking is by being able to identify the signs and patterns of trafficker abuse, so that you can report about them. Victims can often be difficult to identify, and you could even have a victim in your own school or home.
Victims can be from any ethnic, social or economic background or group,
gender, or level of academic achievement. Anyone.
ONCE A TEEN IS TARGETED, THE PROCESS BEGINS
Traffickers are searching for young people to target. These potential victims could be anyone and anywhere.
Traffickers find victims via:
Traffickers easily relate to young people and are often very charismatic (easy to talk to). Traffickers often times seem “too good to be true" with promises or dreams. A Trafficker is very patient during this grooming or dating process, to get what they want.
Trafficker manipulation techniques:
Traffickers trick or control young people into joining, leaving, or staying in the lifestyle. Traffickers will tell their victim, "no one will believe (or love) you because of this." THIS is the biggest lie of all, because there are people who want to help you.
These methods could be:
CONTACT THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE1.888..373.7888
Do you want to bring AWARENESS of the crime of human trafficking to your school so that your friends and classmates can avoid the trappings of human trafficking? A Rose Program is proud to partner with students and teachers alike to help create this conversation to have a direct impact on your community.
We’re happy to provide guidance and materials. Our best weapon against trafficking is awareness, and we can use all the help we can get!