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Over 80% of women in the sex industry have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

http://www.academia.edu/2567561/Prostitution_in_Five_Countries_Violence_and_Post-Traumatic_Stress_Disorder

 

 

Most trafficked women are forced to work in the sex industry through violence, fraud or coercion and are physically assaulted.  

http://www.polarisproject.org/human-trafficking/human-trafficking-faqs

 

 

 

The average age a person enters into sex trafficking is 12 years of age for both girls and boys.

http://aspe.hhs.gov/hsp/07/humantrafficking/litrev/

www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/blue-campaign/Blue%20Campaign%20-%20Human%20Trafficking%20101%20for%20School%20Administrators%20and%20Staff.pdf

 

 

Sex Trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act where such an act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion. Sex Trafficking is a $32 billion a year industry which is still on the rise.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/resource/fact-sheet-human-trafficking

http://www.unodc.org/documents/human-trafficking/UNVTF_fs_HT_EN.pdf

 

 

The average trafficked life span is 3 to 7 years; most dying from sexual attacks, HIV/STDs, malnutrition or suicide. 

http://www.thefreedomproject.org/human-trafficking/

Here are the sources where we got our stats. ARMED is quickly becoming the answer for educating and empowering men across the country to fight against sex trafficking and sexual exploitation of women and children.