US Urban Areas See Rise In Sex Trafficking Of Children

US Urban Areas See Rise In Sex Trafficking Of Children

Via AFP:

Sex trafficking of children is growing in many urban areas of the United States, according to a survey that underscored calls for more robust action.

Forty percent of counties with populations higher than 250,000 reported an increase in sex trafficking of youngsters under 18 in the past two years, said the survey from the National Association of Counties.

Fifty-one percent of like-sized counties said the problem has remained the same -- while only 11 percent of smaller counties reported an increase over the same period, and 77 percent saw no change.

For all age groups, human sex traf...

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