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Child Sex Trade

Are We Letting the Scandal Over Somaly Mam Distort the Realities of Child Trafficking?

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 08.16.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

Many argue that Somaly Mam did a lot to focus attention on the plight of these children even if she was lying about her own circumstances and, indeed, she did. But now it turns out that may have caused irreparable damage.

Operation Cross Country: Too Little, Too Late... Unless We Fix the Focus

Adam Banner | Posted 10.01.2013 | Crime
Adam Banner

So let me get this straight, FBI. You have your full federal arsenal available, along with 76 cities' law-enforcement agencies working together to gather up as many bad guys as possible, and you rope in approximately 159 "pimps." Is this all you have to show for your nation-wide efforts?

Where Are the Signs?

John Bergquist | Posted 03.20.2013 | Impact
John Bergquist

As I landed in Asia after a nearly 24 hour flight from the United States earlier this week I could only think of one thing. Where are the sex signs?

The Truth About Modern Sex Slaves

Corban Addison | Posted 03.27.2012 | Books
Corban Addison

There are more slaves in the world today than were taken from Africa in the four centuries of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade--over 27 million. Of those, two million are children exploited in the commercial sex trade.

Child Sex Boom Fueled By Global Recession

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Narisaraporn Asipong, a matronly social worker at the "Mercy Center" shelter met 8-year-old Niran (a pseudonym) five years ago in...