Women and Children
for Sexual Exploitation
"Each year, two million women and children worldwide have sex with strangers only because someone kidnaps them and threatens to kill them. You may have passed some of these victims on the street"
Christianity Today, November 2003
"...The trade in people is one of the most dangerous threats to civilization, alongside organized crime, terrorism, drug addiction and drug trafficking..."
Russian President, Vladimir Putin
BBC Monitoring International Reports:
Moscow 27 January 2004
"...The sex slaves are a high-risk group for HIV infection."
The Weekly Standard
Donna M Hughes,2-24-03
"The threat of trafficking does run through Al Qaeda's tapestry of terror. Since the advent of the war in Afghanistan reports have indicated that the Taliban engaged in open abduction of women and girls..."
Initiative Against Sexual Trafficking
"The C.I.A. believes that 50,000 women and children are being trafficked into the United States annually."
"A Third 'Traffic'
Adds Terrorism and Immigration
by Hugh Hart
"Sex-trafficking victims widely believe that if they talk, they or someone they love will be killed...and their fear is not unfounded."
The Girls Next Door
New York Times
January 25, 2004