Human Trafficking Facts



of human trafficking identified
Source: 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report by the U.S. State Department


Calls per day

on the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline
Source: Polaris Project


Of underage sex trafficking victims

said they have been advertised or sold online
Source: THORN 2015

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2016 Next Generation Leader Diego Mora Bello is a Human Rights Campaign Global Fellow. As part of his project “HIV in the Media,” he discusses the important role the media in Latin American can play in reducing the stigma around people living with HIV.

“The importance of using correct and responsible language in journalistic coverage of HIV inspired me to research this topic and share my findings. The ultimate goal of HIV in the Media is to report on this subject in a scientifically accurate and responsible way that inspires others to follow suit.”

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