Thousands of women and girls cross the U.S.-Mexico border into the United States, or pay coyotes to take them, only to end up as sexual and/or domestic slaves. As Curt Devine describes in “Enslaved at the Border,” from the June 2013 issue of Sojourners, the U.S. is a significant source and destination of human trafficking.
But the U.S. is not the only country caught up in modern day slavery. An estimated 27 million people worldwide are victims of human trafficking. Check out the infographic and resources below to raise awareness about this global injustice.