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Teenage Girl Pimps Out Other Teenage Girls (You Won't Believe Where)

How is a teenage pimp made? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.6.17   |   SHARE
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Sex trafficking victims matter, but there are countless sex workers across the spectrum who wouldn’t describe themselves as victims of sex trafficking. They matter, too.

4 Things To Know About Human Trafficking

Want to work responsibly on the issue of sex trafficking? Here’s some of what you should know. Read...
Melissa Petro    |   02.3.17   |   SHARE
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I brought up other instances the other women had shared with me about the double standards we face at the halfway house. Image: Thinkstock.

Letters From The Inside: Life In The Halfway House

Until recently, I had not experienced any adverse issues at the halfway house. I know a few other women that received write-ups for minor things, Read...
Amber Batts    |   04.15.16   |   SHARE
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Victims are still arrested and sometimes imprisoned in states with Safe Harbor.

When Sex Trafficking Victims Go To Prison

When the police arrested Wendy Barnes's pimp, it appeared as if she were free at last, she recalls during our phone interview. “Maybe this nightmare Read...
Suzannah Weiss    |   01.29.16   |   SHARE
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The first time I had sex for money I met a man at the mall while I was wearing a wire.

Letters From The Inside: The First Time I Had Sex For Money

I was too young then to wear a wire, and the DA, a scary albino man, had me point to an ugly plain doll and tell him what happened. Read...
Amber Batts    |   01.27.16   |   SHARE
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Imprisoned for sex work.

Imprisoned For Sex Trafficking: A Letter From The Inside

Now I wake up every morning in a jail cell. I make my instant coffee and get ready for work. I press on toward the day I can go home and be with my Read...
Amber Batts    |   01.6.16   |   SHARE
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Human Sex Trafficking Victim Speaks: "I Was Drugged And Forced To Do Porn"

"Sex is a connection between two people," she says. "For women who have been trafficked or worked in the industry, that whole concept has been Read...
Christy Krumm of Your Tango    |   12.20.15   |   SHARE
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Zola And The Reality Of Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking in real life and the court room is so different from sex trafficking on TV that no one even recognizes it. You’re reading this story Read...
Tara Burns    |   10.29.15   |   SHARE
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