In fact, women and girls make up 71% of all victims of modern slavery (Walk Free Foundation).
Approximately one in five children is a victim of sexual exploitation. Many of these children are sold into sex slavery for as little as $10 and some as young as 5 years old (Anderson Cooper 360°).
Labor/Sex Slavery: Most people in slavery work in industries such as agriculture, fishing, construction, manufacturing, mining, public services, and domestic work.
Modern slavery is a huge business: a recent ILO study estimated that modern slavery generates annual profits of more than US$150 billion, as much as the combined profits of the world’s four most profitable companies.