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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:

Walking Prey Book- America’s Youth are Vulnerable to Sex Slavery
  • Younger and younger girls are engaging in adult sexual attitudes and practices, and the pressure to conform means thousands have little self-worth and are vulnerable to exploitation. Read More »
Southeast sex-trafficking case exposes horrors of the trade
  • For the young immigrant women, the brutality of America’s burgeoning sex-trafficking industry is still vivid. Read More »
First Nations Women Are Being Sold into the Sex Trade On Ships Along Lake Superior
  • Native women, children, and unfortunately even babies are being trafficked in the sex trade on freighters crossing the Canadian and U.S. border on Lake Superior. Read More »
Trio arrested for allegedly prostituting a child in Lakewood, CO
  • Accused of prostituting a 15-year-old girl, two women and a man now face multiple felony charges. Read More »
Teens as Young as 13 Rescued From Super Bowl Sex Trafficking
  • Sixteen teenagers ranging in age from 13 to 17 were recovered by law enforcement in a crackdown on child trafficking surrounding the Super Bowl last weekend. Read More »
Watch What This Make-Believe Girl Means To 1,000 Sexual Predators
  • A Dutch child-rights organization has opened my eyes to a new form of child exploitation. Read More »
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