Labor trafficking is the most prevalent form of trafficking. Since labor trafficking is often not highlighted, there are a lot of misconceptions about what it is and who is affected by it.
1. Labor trafficking is glossed over or not recognized in many anti-trafficking efforts.
3. Labor trafficking survivors can work alongside non-trafficked people.
4. Children can be survivors of labor trafficking.
6. Labor traffickers can be anyone, including family.
8. Homelessness and poverty increases one’s risk to labor trafficking.
9. Labor trafficking can be very traumatic and cause PTSD.
10. Labor trafficking can happen on both small and large scales affecting individuals and large groups of people.