Human Trafficking of Individuals with Disabilities Fact Sheet
Regarding the vulnerability of individuals with disabilities to human trafficking, especially girls. In addition to being forced into labor, individuals with disabilities may also be victims of the theft of their Social Security and other disability benefits.
Source: The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Law Clinic, 2016
The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Law Clinic
The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center empowers trafficked women, men, and children to seek justice. HT Pro Bono leads national efforts to hold human traffickers accountable for their crimes and to raise awareness of victims’ rights. By linking trafficking victims with highly-skilled pro bono attorneys, HT Pro Bono works to obtain criminal convictions, criminal restitution, and civil judgments against traffickers. With pro bono legal assistance, trafficking survivors can rebuild their lives.