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Let’s Stop Waiting

I don’t wait until my home is broken into before I take safety precautions to protect it. Let’s stop waiting for our children to be harmed to get involved.

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Let’s Stop Waiting

I don’t wait until my home is broken into before I take safety precautions to protect it. Let’s stop waiting for our children to be harmed to get involved.

Sex & Modern Slavery: Why human trafficking thrives in Nevada despite legalized prostitution

In 2009, Shared Hope International’s study on minors trafficked domestically within the United States found that the number of suspected domestic minors in sex trafficking in Las Vegas was 5,122 — the highest estimate among all cities researched. Between 1994 and 2007, almost 1,500 minors appeared before a Las Vegas judge for prostitution-related charges, yet law enforcement arrested just 435 pimps between that same period.

Sex trafficking survivor advocates for children trying to escape the pipeline

Oree Freeman managed to survive and today is an advocate for young children trying to escape the trafficking pipeline.