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The National Report on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: America's Prostituted Children

General Material
Published Date
May, 2009

The report reveals shocking findings of three years of intensive research on the issue of child sex trafficking in America from ten locations across the U.S.& Research locations ranged from areas as diverse as Salt Lake City, Utah to Clearwater, Florida and Las Vegas, Nevada. Some important key findings include:

  • At least 100,000 children are used in prostitution every year in the United States.
  • The average age of entry into prostitution is 13 years old.
  • Prostituted girls are often controlled by a pimp who recruits them into sex trafficking by posing as a boyfriend, caretaker, and protector.