We hope you join us in our efforts to end human trafficking. As we support those that do the difficult and compassionate work of rescue and restoration, we can all work together in prevention education, making our cities and towns a safer place for women and children.
It has been said that the face of modern slavery is women and children. The voice. . . silence.
The statistics about human trafficking are staggering:
- An estimated 21 to 27 million victims of global trafficking each year
- Between 100,000 and 500,000 children are trafficked into prostitution each year
- More than 1.5 million children are reported missing annually
- Human trafficking is the second largest money maker after illegal drugs.
Cedar Rapids Gives is an all volunteer 501c3 non-profit organization endeavoring to assist and protect those exploited by abuse with particular concern for, but not limited to, those involved in the human sex trafficking industry.