Human trafficking is a complex issue that is, unfortunately, frequently misunderstood. Whether through Hollywood’s portrayals or news, many people do not have an accurate view of what human trafficking is and who is most at risk.
In many ways, human trafficking is as much of an economic problem as it is a social justice issue. Traffickers see exploitation as a lucrative supply-and-demand business, with its victims as an expendable commodity.
With an award from the Office of Human Trafficking Prevention and the Louisiana Children’s Trust Fund, Allies Against Slavery will deploy Lighthouse to identify victims of trafficking and visualize statewide trends