Men, children make up a larger percentage of human trafficking victims

Women have historically made up the majority of the world’s human trafficking victims. That percentage is now decreasing as more countries recognize labor and child trafficking as forms of modern slavery.

This is according to a new interactive online guide from the University of Southern California (USC)’s Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, which aims to spread awareness about human trafficking. The guide highlights a 74 percent to 49 percent drop in the percentage of women who make up the world’s trafficking victims between 2004 and 2011.

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