"The Super Bowl is one of the biggest human trafficking events in the United States"   "Up to 10,000 adult and under age girls have come to previous Super Bowls." -Attorney General Greg Abbott

To hear more sobering statistics about the Child Sex Trade, check out this video with Tenth Avenue North and Natalie Grant:

Natalie Grant and Tenth Avenue North PSA for Traffick 911 from Nate Bernard on Vimeo.

Here are some common signs of domestic minor sex trafficking victims:

On its own, one of these signs might not indicate trafficking, but 2-3 together are a good indication. The average life expectancy for a child forced into sexual slavery is 7 years, so don't wait. 
  • ƒ Scripted answers.
  • ƒ Inconsistencies in story.
  • ƒ Branding or tattoos, especially that reflect ownership or money.
  • ƒ Bruising, including handprints or thin marks like an extension cord or wire. Varied stages of healing with black, purple, blue, and or yellow shades.
  • ƒ Malnourished.
  • ƒ Coming on to several men.
  • ƒ Appears helpless, shamed, or nervous.
  • ƒ Inability or fear to make eye contact.
  • ƒ Dating much older, abusive, or controlling man.
  • ƒ Clothes that say "Daddy's Girl" or are inappropriate  for the weather.
  • ƒ Not attending school or has numerous school absences.
  • ƒ Chronic runaway or homeless youth..
NOTE: Only trained professionals should approach a traffick victim. If you suspect a person is being trafficked, call 911 and the National Human Trafficking Hotline 888-373-7888.

What else can you do?  Check out Traffick911.org to find out more.