The FBI designated Chicago as 1 of the 13 locations of “High Intensity Child Prostitution.” This high rate is because human trafficking does not just happen in the obvious places. In Cook County, places such as massage parlors and strip clubs often service as a front for trafficking and involves victims of the sex trade. To learn more information about human trafficking, where it happens, who it effects, and other organizations fighting to prevent it in Chicago and beyond, look through the links below.

The more you know, the more you see how important it is to join the fight against human trafficking today.