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Selling their daughters as sex slaves Children look to their parents to protect them and to their mom as the nurturer, so it is especially horrifying to read about mothers who sell their daughters as sex slaves.
New England Center for Investigative Reporting The number of arrests for prostitution in Massachusetts and the nation has dropped over the last 15 years. When six men were arrested in a police sting in downtown Boston in the fall of 2012 for
But the editorial writer should at least make sure the numbers being used don't immediately prompt incredulous laughter from any reader with a couple of functioning brain cells. The editorial board for the Dallas Morning News recently issued a
B obbi Larson stood before the mirror in her small bedroom, white gown draped over her shoulders, carefully balancing a mortarboard cap atop her perfectly straightened hair...Her dad, Scott Larson, teared up when she walked into the living room.
Victims of human trafficking in Southwest Florida will soon have more help as they face a justice system that, by design, is better at punishing them than helping them. Read our special report on sex trafficking of minors in Florida at thestolenones.
But there are a few other stories that shouldn't be lost in the shuffle. Here are two: The first is about the troubling relationship between sex trafficking and the foster care system a topic addressed by an October 23 hearing in Congress. My guess
There are 27 million people enslaved across the world, according to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center. Florida ranked third in the number of calls received by the center's human trafficking hotline in 2011. "According to one report, the
Top law enforcement officers across the country are pushing Congress for greater authority to go after a booming online industry that hosts ads for child sex traffickers...The conflict highlights the difficulty of policing an online marketplace that
Los Angeles County officials Tuesday unanimously called for stricter penalties for men who seek out underage prostitutes, urging state lawmakers to require that "johns" who pay to have sex with children face felony rather than misdemeanor charges, be
Cops in the Chicago area call it a "track," a stretch of street known for its steady sex trade. Women in tight, scant clothing stand in high heels on street corners along an industrial strip in suburban Cicero. Customers, usually men, slow their cars