Return to Innocence

Victoria Wine

I know it has been a while since I have posted. Have been busy with the everyday demands of life. School, Kids, Business, Relationships. I even had the amazing privilege of being a world traveler and took a trip to China. It is so easy to get caught up in the daily demands of life and forget there is a world beyond our own sphere of influence. And that world can be a very ugly place to live in, especially for the girls who find themselves trapped against their will in the sex trade industry. And lets be realistic, shall we? No little girl ever really grows up dreaming of being a prostitute. Even those who were not “trafficked” were forced into the lifestyle by circumstances beyond their ability to control. I found this very poignant video that exposes the reality these girls face. Take a moment and let it…

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Five Things You Need to Know About Sex-Trafficked Boys

Blackbox International

iStock_000003849641Small1. It happens! You may not like to think about sex trafficking or even acknowledge that it happens, but it does. Pretending and ignoring won’t change the truth. Once you know, you can’t un-know. Now, the question is yours to wrestle with: what will you do about it?

2. It’s cheaper than you think. I’m not sure why this bothers me so much—it’s not like if it were really expensive to sexually abuse a boy it would make it better. But the fact is, in some countries it costs less than a dollar to buy a boy for pleasure. The lower the price, the greater the sense of shock, urgency and even helplessness against such an atrocity.

3. It’s growing. It’s unclear whether sex trafficking is growing because of awareness—we’re looking harder—or because of the depravity of mankind, or both. Regardless, sex trafficking happens all over the world—from Port au…

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