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Survival Sex for Homeless Youth is a Reality National Runaway Safeline, 01/08/2016

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

img-icon-newsAs part of Human Trafficking Awareness Month in January, we are going to explore the hard truth around what homeless youth are sometimes forced to participate in so they can have a place to sleep for a night, or for protection.

Survival sex is defined as exchanging one’s body for basic subsistence needs, including clothing, food, and shelter. It is a form of currency on the street, and homeless and runaway youth fall prey to this for several reasons.

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