Sexual Abuse | Sexual Assault

Sexual Abuse victims are not alone and they have rights, if and when they are ready to pursue them. At Farmer Jaffe Weissing, we want to empower victims to come forward, report crimes and hold perpetrators accountable; thereby educating the community and inspiring others to do the same.

Human Trafficking & International Trafficking

Slavery, Sex Trafficking, Involuntary Labor & Debt Bondage

According to the Bureau of Justice Assistance,human trafficking is reputed to be one of the most profitable endeavors of organized crime and the fastest growing; an endeavor which enslaves thousands of people within our borders each year and perhaps millions outside those borders. 

Human Trafficking

Human trafficking preys on crime that preys on the world's most vulnerable people including runaways, and undocumented immigrants. The individuals are often forced into slavery, prostitution, sex trafficking, involuntary labor, debt bondage, and children are sexually exploited for commercial purposes. Individuals are threatened, forced (beaten, raped, shot, starved, confinement), coerced (threatening to use physical violence) or defrauded (offers of employment, marriage or better life) against to provide labor or services for their owners.

According to an article in the Bradenton Herald, Florida ranks as one of the nation's worst offenders as the No. 3 destination for traffickers next to Texas and California. Human trafficking is now worth an estimated $35 billion in the United States alone.

New laws and legislation, along with a vigilant public can start making a difference in these horrific crimes:

Report Human Trafficking

Resources:

Blue Campaign 

Bureau of Justice Assistance   

Human Trafficing.org 

National Human Trafficking Resource Center 

Polaris Project 


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