Signs to Watch For

Know a girl or LGBTQ2+ youth, aged 12-24, who exhibits some of these signs? Let them know that CORATH is here help.

SIGNS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING 

Human trafficking involves recruiting, transporting, or holding people to exploit them or to help others exploit them. A person experiencing human trafficking may exhibit the following signs:

  • Appearing malnourished
  • Showing signs of physical injuries and abuse
  • Avoiding eye contact during social interactions and with authority figures like law enforcement
  • Seeming to adhere to scripted or rehearsed responses in social interactions
  • Lacking official identification documents
  • Appearing destitute/lacking personal possessions
  • Working excessively long hours
  • Checking into hotels/motels with older males, and referring to those males as boyfriend or “daddy,” which is often street slang for pimp
  • Having poor physical or dental health
  • Having tattoos that appear like branding on the neck and/or lower back and wrists
  • Untreated sexually transmitted diseases
  • Not being allowed to go into public alone or speak for themselves
  • Not dressing age appropriately or weather appropriately
  • Disappearing for extended periods of time
  • Not having any contact with family or friends
  • Substance abuse issues
  • Having an unstable living situation
  • Living at their place of employment
  • Living and/or working in a location with security measures that appear to keep people inside (i.e. barbed wire inside a fence or bars covering the insides of windows)

Know a girl or LGBTQ2+ youth, aged 12-24, who exhibits some of these signs? Let them know that CORATH is here help.

We are here for you

Text/SMS: 613-576-4006
Phone: 1-888-918-0186
Email: CORATH@rsc-crs.com

For more information

Terri Soukup
Manager of CORATH
Email:
tsoukup@rsc-crs.com
Phone: (613)728-1946 ext. 626