Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Are things better?
A ten-year-old girl, her eleven-year-old sister-both caught in human trafficking–both arrested and threatened with jail. According to CNN news today, and its article “Selling Atlanta’s Children: What has and hasn’t changed” by Jane O. Hansen. That was the Georgia of 2000.
However, even as I write this, I know thousands of children and adults are still caught in lives lived in fear and degradation being sex slaves to the men whose insatiable desire for sex–in many cases deviant and violent sex–continues.
Hansen’s excellent article (http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/17/us/child-sex-trafficking-update-hansen/index.html) is full of facts and statistics about Georgia in the year 2000 (and I am sure in almost every state). How that children like the ten-year-old girl and her sister were arrested while the men selling and buying them were not.
The article goes on to state how a survey done during that time showed that male and female judges reacted differently to…
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