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WakePeopleUp.com is dedicated to the women and children who so desperately need a voice; voices that cry out their urgent need for our help.

Welcome to WakePeopleUp.com. Sex trafficking is an epidemic, international and domestic crime. This site is intended to:

1. Raise awareness about sex trafficking
2. Provide solutions for people to help abolish sex trafficking
3. Fund and support reputable charities related to sex trafficking

Human sex trafficking facts:

  • Sex trafficking is the 2nd most profitable business for organized crime next to drugs and guns.
  • 1.2 million children are exploited by the global sex trade industry every year; this is in addition to the millions already enslaved in the industry.*
  • Each year sexual traffickers lure, coerce, trick, drug, kidnap and sell millions of vulnerable women and children into the multi billion dollar sex trade.
  • Human trafficking has been reported in all 50 United States, Washington, D.C., and in some U.S. territories. *
  • Between 14,500 and 17,500 victims are trafficked into the USA each year.*
  • Sex trafficking is a driving force in the world wide AIDS pandemic.*
  • 25% of all child sex tourists around the world are U.S. citizens.*
  • People are trafficked from 127 countries to be exploited in 137 countries.
  • It is estimated that over 100,000 children and young women are trafficked in America today. They range in age from nine to 19, with the average being age 11, some have been found as young as 7.*
  • 90% of people being trafficked are women and girls.
  • Every 30 seconds another person becomes a victim of the sex trafficking industry.

(UNICEF); (“International Human Trafficking.” FBI. November 23, 2009. Accessed: December 23, 2010.); (U. S. Department of State, Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act 2000: Trafficking in Persons Report, July 2004.); (U. S. Department of State, Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act 2000: Trafficking in Persons Report, July 2004.); (U.S. Department of Justice); (FBI)

Latest Articles:

Four Reasons Why You Should Care That Our Olymic Athletes Visited a Brothel
  • Three NBA Players Went to a Brazilian Brothel, and We Made a Joke of it. Read More »
Life for the Innocent and Lauren Daigle Concert Frees Children From Trafficking
  • YOU DID IT! Your purchase of concert tickets already enabled LFTI to rescue 20 children from human trafficking. But there’s more Read More »
PORN & HUMAN TRAFFICKING
  • To eradicate the epidemic of human trafficking – we must see that the root of the problem is in the cultural messages of pornography that encourage exploitation and abuse. Read More »
Identify a Victim
  • Everyone has a role to play in combating human trafficking. Recognizing the signs of human trafficking is the first step to identifying a victim. Read More »
BREAKING: Major sex-trafficking bust made
  • The Cheyenne Police Department, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a joint operation to target sex trafficking of both adults and juveniles surrounding the events for Cheyenne Frontier Days. Read More »
Victory: Hilton Cancels TEXXXAS Expo Over Concerns Of Sexual Exploitation
  • Research shows that pornography is linked to increased sexual violence against women, increased sexual dysfunction, and decreased brain matter in regions for impulse control. Read More »
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by Psalm 82:3-4

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