Child Sex Trafficking: Who Are the Buyers?

While victim services are important, prevention is critical in order to eradicate child sex trafficking. Families and communities need to be aware of trafficking red flags and know how to safely respond, but we must also prevent our youth from becoming future victims and buyers. Child sex trafficking is profitable because it is driven by […]

Understanding Child Sex Trafficking: Contributing Factors

Alexandra Haas, MPH Child sex trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) are formidable public health issues in the United States and the world at large. The health issues that result from child sex trafficking are extensive. Victims are at high risk for injuries, assault, infectious diseases such as HIV and STIs, substance […]