Child Trafficking in New York City

According to the Speaker of the City Council, around 4,000 minors are victims of human trafficking in New York City each year. Many of the victims are trafficked into the city through the cities airports.

In 2011, there were 50 arrests for sex trafficking activities in the city.

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Source:  Vivian Yee, “City Plans to Target Cabdrivers Who Join in Sex Trafficking,” New York Times, June 12, 2012.