INsideout

INsideOUT has worked with over 70 juvenile sex trafficking survivors (or high risk of being trafficked youth) in Idaho. We have provided or found resources such as mentorship, housing, specialized therapy services, etc. for the survivors we work with. 

national statistics and information

  • According to the Department of Defense, Human Sex Trafficking is the FASTEST GROWING CRIME in the world.  It is recognized as such by American hospitals.  (https://www.advisory.com/daily-briefing/2017/05/22/human-trafficking)
  • On February 27, 2017 President Donald Trump declared human sex trafficking a National Crisis.  Here is the latest information on the systemic approach the administration is taking.  The efforts are extensive. (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/president-donald-j-trump-taking-action-end-human-trafficking/)
  • An estimated 1 in 7 endangered runaways reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children were likely child sex trafficked.  (http://www.missingkids.org/1in6)
  • 86% of the reported runaways who have been likely sex trafficked were in Foster Care when they ran.  (Polaris Project)
  • It is estimated the number of human trafficking victims in the U.S. nationally reaches in to the hundreds of thousands and estimates are aggregated (Polaris Project)
  • The Number of human trafficking cases that Polaris learns about in the US increases every year.  (Polaris Project) 
  • 85% of the men in John School stated they would be less likely to solicit prostitution if the penalty were stiffer.  (Over 400 Johns polled - She Has a Name - Columbus Ohio)
  • The Opioid crisis has lead to a marked increase in familial sex trafficking as well as children placed in foster care (http://humantraffickingsearch.org/opioid-epidemic-foster-care-human-trafficking/)

Idaho Specific statistics and Information

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