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Prostitution Chicago

Is Your City Government Punishing Human Trafficking Victims?

Margaret Howard | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Margaret Howard

Though how to do so is up for debate, advocates and researchers agree that addressing demand for commercial sex is critical in curbing human trafficking.

Changing the Conversation About Prostitution and Sex Trafficking

Rachel Durchslag | Posted 04.30.2012 | Chicago
Rachel Durchslag

Sexual exploitation is caused by exploiters. This isn't a revolutionary idea, but it's one that our culture buries in favor of other messages, especially when it comes to the sex trade.

WATCH: 'Prostitution: Leaving The Life' Tackles Problems Facing Cook County Sex Workers

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago

For about 20,000 women in the Chicagoland area, prostitution is a way of life. Over the years, many of these women are arrested and locked up briefly,...