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Racism is deeply embedded in human trafficking and must be racially inclusive and explicitly included in its literature, statistics and advocacy. To combat this modern-day slavery, the trafficking cycle should recognize explicitly the connections between trafficking, migration, poverty, racism, gender and racial discrimination.
Statistics show that these racial profiles mirror a national epidemic in the United States. The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics determined that between 2008 and 2010, nonwhite children accounted for 358 of the 460 cases of child sex trafficking investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice, and a majority of these 358 confirmed victims were reported to be Black and Latino.
According to Rights4Girls , a leading advocacy organization working to improve the lives of marginalized girls, not only are girls of color disproportionately impacted by human trafficking, but they are also the majority of individuals criminalized for their exploitation.
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