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STOP SEX TRAFFICKING

Stop Sex Trafficking Miami is a community awareness campaign that will engender the community will to Stop the Sale of Our Children for Sex.

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STOLEN FOR SEX

THIS COULD BE YOUR DAUGHTER

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67% OF VICTIMS ARE LOCAL

CALL 211

Miami-Dade Hotline:
CALL 305.350.5567
NATIONAL HOTLINE:
1.888.373.7888
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Write Your Representative – Tell Them We Want Zero Tolerance for Sex Trafficking in our Communities

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HELP IS AVAILABLE NOW. CALL 211 ON YOUR CELL PHONE.

IN MIAMI – CALL 211 DIRECT AT 305-631-4211

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Miami-Dade Hotline:
CALL 305.350.5567
NATIONAL HOTLINE:
1.888.373.7888

In our Backyard

Sex trafficking of children is the darkest, most brutal and hidden place in our community. Most of our community has been lulled by the myth that sex trafficking is something that happens in far away places, beyond our community and our responsibility.

But the truth is, sex trafficking of children is flourishing, literally, in our own backyards.

Because this horrific child abuse has remained hidden, unaddressed, and misunderstood, it flourishes with impunity. Public awareness is the lynchpin to ending this scourge.

Stop Sex Trafficking Miami is a community awareness campaign that will engender the community will to Stop the Sale of Our Children for Sex.

The extraordinary commitment of Katherine Fernandez Rundle, Miami-Dade State Attorney, and the Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney, to both fighting the crime of sex trafficking and bringing key public sector leaders to this awareness effort, is vital to ending the scourge of child sex trafficking in Miami. Learn More.

  • Children as young as 12 years old are being sold for sex in the U.S. In Miami, we have documented cases of children sex trafficking as young as 13-years old.
  • More than 100,000 children are sold for sex in the U.S. each year.
  • These children can be sold multiple times a day. Children have reported being sold up to 40 times in a day.
  • 83% of sex trafficking victims in the U.S. are U.S. citizens.
  • Sex traffickers target our most vulnerable children, particularly those who have been sexually exploited, runaways and children in our child welfare system.
  • Sex traffickers consider trafficking in children to be a high-profit, low-risk enterprise. Some estimates project that a trafficker can make $150,000-$200,000 per child per year and average 4-6 children. Unlike illegal drugs and guns, children are sold multiple times.
  • Sex traffickers can be lone individuals, family members or extensive crime networks. Sex trafficking exists within many venues, including homes, fake massage businesses, online escort services, residential brothels, in public on streets and truck stops, strip clubs, hotels and motels and elsewhere.

WHAT CAN I DO?

HELP AND RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE. IF YOU ARE THE VICTIM OF SEX TRAFFICKING OR YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS:

CALL 211
Miami-Dade Hotline:
CALL 305.350.5567
NATIONAL HOTLINE:
1.888.373.7888
CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE RESOURCES AT THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S WEBSITE