CAPTIVE is a powerful short film tackling the issue of child trafficking. At any given time there are 15 to 20 million women and children living as trafficked slaves. As women filmmakers, we set out to create a film that highlights their struggle.A few facts:
Globally, the average cost of a slave is $90.
There are approximately 20 to 30 million slaves in the world today.
According to the U.S. State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year, of which 80% are female and half are children.
The average age a teen enters the sex trade in the U.S. is 12 to 14-year-old. Many victims are runaway girls who were sexually abused as children
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