Teen Sex Trafficking A Booming Business
The teenage sex trade thrives because of an abundance of consumers. Prosecutors are trying to cut demand by educating Johns.
Above: According to U.S. government estimates, thousands of men, women, and children are trafficked to the United States for the purposes of sexual and labor exploitation. An unknown number of U.S. citizens and legal residents are trafficked within the country primarily for sexual servitude and, to a lesser extent, forced labor.
Most People Are Unaware of Sex Trafficking in SD
Susan Munsey, executive director of Generate Hope which helps girls transition out of prostitution, says most people are unaware of sexual trafficking in the region. And some can't bear to know.