We have compiled a few facts below to help you understand what human trafficking is, who is at risk, and red Flags. At it’s core, human trafficking is rooted in the fact that traffickers exploit the vulnerabilities of those who are at risk.

here in washington, D.C., the average victim is a teenage young woman of color. You can read more about what is being done to help survivors and combat this crime here in d.C. here.

You can also read more about local cases of human trafficking by visiting the DC Human Trafficking Task Force Web site where Karana Rising is co-chair of the training and outreach committee.