57% 的美国人口贩运受害者是未成年人 2021: 报告

其中几乎 450 human trafficking victims involved in new U.S. criminal cases 在 2021, 57% 是未成年人, 根据人口贩运研究所的报告 (HTI).

“收集到的大量数据 2021 Federal Human Trafficking Report makes it a fantastic tool for both practitioners and the public to evaluate our response to combating human trafficking through the Federal justice system,” Lindsey Lane, HTI senior legal counsel, said in a Friday statement.

Of all criminal trafficking cases filed last year, 92% were sex trafficking cases, 和 8% were forced labor trafficking cases. Federal courts convicted traffickers in 96% of cases submitted in 2021.

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其中几乎 450 参与新美国的人口贩运受害者. 案件 2021, 57% involve minors, 根据人口贩运研究所的报告.

其中几乎 450 参与新美国的人口贩运受害者. 案件 2021, 57% involve minors, 根据人口贩运研究所的报告. (Human Trafficking Institute)

德州, Florida and Georgia charged the most criminal human trafficking suspects last year. Districts that charged the most defendants accused of trafficking minors for sex in 2021 是, in order: southern Texas, 南卡罗来纳, southern Florida, eastern New York, southern Illinois, middle Florida, eastern Arkansas, eastern Texas, 内布拉斯加, eastern Michigan and northern Illinois.

Prosecution is an essential component of the U.S. anti-human trafficking response,” Lane continued. “This data makes it easy to understand trends in prosecution between 2000 和 2021, providing valuable insights we can use to ensure traffickers are brought to justice for years to come.

以来 2000, 55% of sex trafficking victims have been recruited online, typically through social media platforms, online chat rooms, messaging apps, dating apps or advertisements, the human trafficking research organization said in its report.

以来 2000, 55% of sex trafficking victims have been recruited online.

以来 2000, 55% of sex trafficking victims have been recruited online. (Human Trafficking Institute)

In the vast majority (85%) of trafficking cases filed in the U.S. 去年, traffickers solicited buyers online.

Of all the new trafficking victims reported last year, 64% were sex trafficking victims, 和 36% were forced labor victims. A whopping 93% of force labor victims were foreign nationals trafficked into the United States. Most forced labor trafficking victims were coerced with fraudulent job and visa promises, according to three report.

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While overall trafficking cases filed in 2021 decreased by 22% 相比 2020, the number of criminal forced labor cases rose by 22%.

Sixteen states and four U.S. territories have never filed a federal criminal forced labor complaint, according to HTI.

德州, Florida and Georgia charged the most criminal human trafficking suspects last year.

德州, Florida and Georgia charged the most criminal human trafficking suspects last year. (Robert Nickelsberg)

HTI also announced a new website launch Friday that aims to help researchers, reporters and the general public to sort through data on human trafficking in the United States.

To celebrate the fifth Federal Human Trafficking Report, we are including an interactive component to our data to make the Report even more useful to policymakers, 检察官, 研究人员, and reporters looking to learn more about how the United States is enforcing its human trafficking laws,” HTI CEO Victor Boutrous said in a statement. “This website provides all of us with necessary data to improve our collective efforts to fight human trafficking.

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