The USA National Hotline – 1 (888) 373-7888 – as operated by Polaris, has reported that it is receiving an extremely high number of calls related to child sex trafficking. Because of this, callers with tips or victims calling for help, are experiencing a longer wait time when calling. Polaris is doing its best to keep up with the calls, but the volume of calls they are receiving is unprecedented in the United States.
There has been a lot of inaccurate information about child sex trafficking posted on social media here in the USA. These social media posts are making it all the more difficult for those of us who are trying to educate the public on trafficking and modern slavery. To help address this, please check out this editorial: Child Sex Trafficking Risks are Increasing because of Covid-19. Why?. Also when you tap the link, you will see a five-minute video produced by U.S. Homeland Security regarding why it takes so long and is so difficult for prosecutors to bring traffickers to justice.
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