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There has been an 88% increase in reports of online sexual exploitation since the pandemic began.
Children are being groomed at an average age of 13-14 years old.
96% of police-reported victims of human trafficking are women and girls.
Of the known victims of human trafficking reported to Canadian police services, 25% are under the age of 18.
As online interactions through social media and gaming platforms continue to increase at a rapid rate, traffickers are leveraging technology to facilitate online exploitation.
We need to know how to talk about trafficking with the young people in our lives, so that we can help prevent it.
We want to empower communities to have these important conversations without fear or shame. Over the last year and a half, we’ve been developing a series of engaging video resources—in collaboration with ExEd—to help children and youth understand the root causes of exploitation in a way that makes sense to them. These are research-based prevention strategies that you’ll be able to use, free of charge, as soon as they launch.
In response, Ally has launched an Indigenous-led program called Makwa Dodem—aimed at equipping and empowering Indigenous communities to prevent sexual exploitation.
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Indigenous females make up 50% of reported cases of trafficking in Canada, and there is a lack of resources available that are grounded in Indigenous culture and community.
The success of our local partners’ prevention programs has motivated us to build out a similar model and resources here in Canada.
We work through trusted local partners in Nepal and Cambodia who currently provide care to more than 200 children and youth, and reach thousands each year with prevention presentations.
is a Vancouver-based charity that works to prevent human trafficking and help survivors find healing through safe housing, education and aftercare—so they can build healthy, independent futures.
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Though trafficking can look different in different countries, one thing remains the same: traffickers always prey on vulnerability.
The more children, youth and parents understand how trafficking takes place, the better chance we have of stopping trafficking before it even happens.