Today (sept 16) is a BIG day in the movement to end child sex trafficking. Today is a national day of giving called EVERYONE’S KIDS EVERYONE GIVES.
It is estimated that approximately 100,000 children are victims of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) each year in the US alone - but not many people know this because this pervasive crime is widely overlooked or not considered a significant problem in our society. Many people think that children who are exploited have chosen to live this way - this is simply NOT true. No child chooses to be exploited.
Here are some other facts about CSEC:
Children as young as 12 years old are trafficked for sexual exploitation.