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Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth

Let's Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking in January and Beyond

Megan Foo | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact
Megan Foo

Designating a "Human Trafficking Awareness Month" thus not only ensures that issue of human trafficking is visible on the public radar screen, but more importantly mobilizes us to take steps to effect sustainable change in the lives of trafficked individuals across the world.

O Canada! Will You Free Your Glorious Land of Prostitution?

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact
Taina Bien-Aime

Canada must acknowledge that gender inequality, race, incest and histories of oppression are the pillars of the sex trade, including prostitution.

Sexual Trafficking Survivor Speaks Out About Thankfulness in the Holiday Season

The Wayne Foundation | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
The Wayne Foundation

Even now, 15 years after I was able to end the abuse I had experienced throughout my entire childhood, I still suffer the burden that the holiday season brings. Being different from everyone else is hard.

Organize to Scrutinize Your Local Sex Trafficking Laws

Margaret Howard | Posted 05.21.2013 | Impact
Margaret Howard

It's time to demand that local laws be held to the standard of state and federal law. Doing so may be a start to fixing how local law enforcement treats commercially sexually exploited and trafficked people of all ages.

Seeking a Perfect Victim

Jane Wells | Posted 07.17.2012 | Impact
Jane Wells

To me, she's a perfect victim, but I question who wants to watch her story? It is so grim few could stomach it. She is the ravaged face and body of the commercial sex industry in this country.

Human Trafficking and the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth in Kansas

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Human trafficking and sexual exploitation of youth is a very real crisis in America, yet most of the funding to fight it goes to organizations that deal with international trafficking.