The Lightbulb is Enlighten’s custom online journal for stories, information, and data about Human Trafficking. Check out the stories on this page to learn more about the issue or find out what you can do to help.
The Ugly Truth: Traffickers keep the profits, and victims often pay with their lives. The vast majority of prostituted persons are recruited into the sex trade by pimps who use the threat of violence to force them to meet daily quotas. Over 80% of prostituted women have been the victim of a rape.