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Toughen child sex-trafficking laws


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 08, 2014

~~<p>If a child runs away from home, within 48 hours on the street that minor will be recruited or coerced into prostitution, according to the FBI.</p>
<p>The vast majority of these victims are girls, who can end up in situations far worse than the dysfunctional homes they fled. Brutalized and virtually enslaved by pimps who control the cash flow, these adolescents and teenagers grow up in a violent, sordid netherworld they can rarely escape on their own.</p>
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If a child runs away from home, within 48 hours on the street that minor will be recruited or coerced into prostitution, according to the FBI.

The vast majority of these victims are girls, who can end up in situations far worse than the dysfunctional homes they fled. Brutalized and virtually enslaved by pimps who control the cash flow, these adolescents and teenagers grow up in a violent, sordid netherworld they can rarely escape on their own. Login for more...



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