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February 26, 2015
by Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne,Psy.D.

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Sex Trafficking: It Could Happen to You

February 26, 2015 07:55 by Raushannah Johnson-Verwayne,Psy.D.

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Sex trafficking is one of the most complex, under-investigated, and misunderstood issues today (Estes & Wiener, 2001). Not to be confused with willful prostitution, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act defines sex trafficking as "the recruitment, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act where such an act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age" (Kerry, 2013). [More]