Sex Trafficking & Identifying Victims


One of the biggest social issues we face today is sex trafficking. By definition sex trafficking is when minors are commercially sexually exploited. As sad and scary as this is, as a society we need to be mindful that this is happening all over the United States. Focus on the Family published the following information to help us better understand this crime and how we can identify and help its victims. Sex trafficking is a vast web of traffickers and victims.  In order to be able to understand this growing tragedy of sex trafficking, and to help the victims who are caught up in this crime, we need to understand how trafficking works. The perpetrators of this crime (the traffickers, johns, pimps) don’t fit a single stereotype.  They represent every social, ethnic, and racial group. Some perpetrators [...]