South Carolina’s Status

 Number of charges of Trafficking in Persons closed in the South Carolina courts in 2016.

The average number of ads posted daily in South Carolina on a popular sex-soliciting website. (the number is expressed as an individual per day)

The estimated number of children being advertised daily for commercial sex in South Carolina.

Number of recovery houses for victims of sexual slavery open in South Carolina.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SEXUAL SLAVERY

Former Human Trafficking Victim Serves Current Victims

Lanie George was a victim of human trafficking and exploitation, but now she helps those who are still struggling to escape. As the founder of Redeeming Joy, Lanie is on the front lines battling the very real problem of human sex trafficking.

Human Sex Trafficking Alive And Well In South Carolina

Human sex trafficking is so rampant that studies show that nearly everyone in the United States is affected by the commercial sex industry.

Sexual Slavery From Law Enforcement’s Perspective

Leon Lott of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department​ weighs in on the state of human trafficking in South Carolina.

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