The National Human Trafficking Hotline is a national, toll-free hotline, available to answer calls from anywhere in the United States, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in more than 200 languages. The Hotline’s mission is to connect human trafficking victims and survivors to critical support and services to get help and stay safe and to equip the anti-trafficking community with the tools to effectively combat all forms of human trafficking. The Hotline offers round-the-clock access to a safe space to report tips, seek services, and ask for help.
Understanding Human Trafficking
While many believe that slavery is a thing of the past, it comprises a $150 billion industry that ensnares over 20 million people. Follow the links below to learn more about human trafficking, current news concerning forced labor and sex trafficking, and efforts to combat this injustice.
Unethically Sourced Goods
Did you know that many of the products commonly sold in the United States may be the result of forced labor? The U.S. Department of Labor has identified 139 goods from 75 countries made by forced and child labor. Become a responsible consumer and check out their list to see which products are potentially unethically sourced:
Unethically Sourced Products
How many slaves work for you? Many of the products we commonly use employ forced or child labor. Find out what your “slavery footprint” is with this simple tool:
Share Facts and Statistics
Share infographics from the National Human Trafficking Hotline. Education is the key to expanding the reach and effectiveness of the Hotline. It’s important for people to know the scope of modern slavery, the types of human trafficking, common targets of trafficking, and how to get help.
Receive Action Updates
Want to take a stand against human trafficking? See what action is currently being undertaken to end human trafficking and support survivors. Sign up for updates concerning new actions that are needed to stand with the vulnerable!
Engage your Leaders
Voice your support for enslaved people and survivors by speaking to your national, state, and local elected officials. Learn how to effectively call, write, conduct an in-person meeting, and use social media to advocate for the vulnerable.
Form a Freedom Team
A Freedom Team is a group of like-minded individuals, most often from a local church, that partners with each other, their community, and World Relief to bring greater advocacy, prevention, resources, and survivor support as part of the anti-human trafficking movement.