Research + News | Topic: Sex Trafficking
Sending Nudes: Starting The Convo Early – 3 Tips For Smart Parents
Kids are growing up in a world where sending nudes is the norm. Read the article here.
Internet Acronyms Teens And Predators Know, But Parents Should
Many kids use a variety of acronyms shortcuts when texting — sometimes to keep parents in the dark. Read the article here.
Police Warn Parents Of Social Media’s Role In Human Trafficking
Human trafficking doesn’t just happen in big cities, it happens everywhere and a big part, according to Michigan State Police, is because of social media. Read the article here.
Live Streaming Apps Put Young Teens At Risk For Sex Predators, Advocates Warn
The rise in popularity of livestreaming apps is putting young teens and pre-teens at growing risk of becoming victims of sex predators and distributors of child porn, advocates say. Read the article here.
I Was Sold On Backpage.com: The Story Of Jane Doe
Backpage has been shut down in a collaborative effort between the FBI and other government agencies. However, to give this victory meaning we need to understand how child sex trafficking impacts all of us. Read the article here.
American Airlines Agent Saves Teens From Suspected Human Trafficking Plot
Authorities are crediting a quick thinking airline employee for preventing two teenagers from becoming victims of human trafficking. Read the article here.