Episode
March 20, 2013

Trafficking of innocence

The Stream talks to former victims of sex trafficking.
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They lurk in the dark corners of society and few are brave enough to speak out: they are the victims of sex trafficking. One group says as many as 200,000 sex workers in the US are children. Congress is moving on legislation to focus more attention on the problem, but is it enough?

In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Brook Bello @BrookBello
Executive director, More Too Life
moretoolife.org

Kwame Fosu @RebeccaProject
Policy director, The Rebecca Project for Human Rights
rebeccaproject.org

Tina Frundt @CourtneysHouse
Executive director & founder, Courtney's House
courtneyshouse.org

Andrea Powell @FAIR_Girls
Executive director & founder, FAIR Girls
fairgirls.org

Staca Shehan @MissingKids
Director of Case Analysis Division, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
missingkids.com

Withelma "T" Ortiz Walker Pettigrew
Domestic human trafficking advocate
T Goes To College

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