HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS
...modern day slavery.
...exploiting a person through fraud, force, or coercion.
...sex trafficking, forced labor, and domestic servitude.
Infographic by the University of Texas at Austin, Human Trafficking by the Numbers: Final Report. December 2016
...happening everywhere, even in the United States, and victims can be U.S. Citizens and/or of any nationality, age, socioeconomic status, or gender.
...causing any person under the age of 18 to engage in a commercial sex act.
IN SAN ANTONIO
San Antonio, Texas, is located at the intersection of
IH-10 and IH-35, which are the two main corridors that traffickers use to move around the nation.
Out of the nearly 300,000 Americans who are victimized by human trafficking, 20% of all trafficking occurs in Texas. In samplings around the nation, a high percentage of victims recall having been through
SAN ANTONIO, TX
The goal of AACAT is to eradicate human trafficking from Bexar and the surrounding counties.
AACAT exists to prosecute offenders, prevent future exploitation and serve current victims of human trafficking.
Human Trafficking requires a multi-agency, multi-disciplinary response. AACAT works with over 70 non-profits, faith-based organizations, government agencies, elected officials, and service providers in San Antonio, Bexar County and the surrounding areas.