The average age of a sex trafficking victim is 14-15 years old.
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For most people, the words "sex trafficking" conjure images of human smugglers, chains, and abduction.
In reality, only 1% of sex trafficking survivors in America were initiated into sex trafficking through smuggling or abduction. Actually, 45% of survivors say they were first trafficked by a family member or caregiver and 47% of survivors were first trafficked by a romantic interest or friend.*
Sex trafficking is rampant in the United States, especially in Texas where 79,000 children are being sold for sex at any given time. **
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* National Human Trafficking Hotline 2021
** University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work