Human Trafficking Isn’t Your Fault, And You’re Not Alone

Being forced, tricked or pressured into the sex trade isn’t your fault.

Human trafficking is a slow process of manipulation, deception and coercion. It thrives in situations where power is unequal.

What is Human Trafficking? »

Learn How to Recognize the Signs

If you’re concerned about yourself or someone you know, start by learning the warning signs.

Real-life cases don’t look like the movies. Human trafficking doesn’t need to involve kidnapping or cross-border smuggling.

How to Recognize It »

What You Can Do to Prevent It

Human trafficking can happen to anyone. But you can take actions to help prevent it.

Learn what a healthy relationship looks like and what consent means. Be careful online by practicing internet safety.

How to Prevent It »

Indigenous Women & Girls Face the Highest Risk

Indigenous women & girls make up 4% of Canada’s population, yet 51% of human trafficking survivors. Learn more.

Additional Resources

5 Facts About Human Trafficking in Durham Region (Booklet)

How human trafficking happens and 5 ways you can help fight it.

But I Said Yes (Video)

What consent means and how to identify sexual coercion.

An Open Letter to Human Trafficking Survivors (Video)

A message of support to people who are experiencing human trafficking.

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