Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Seattle confronts child prostitution problem after FBI sweeps

Photo courtesy of Women's Funding Alliance.
Two years ago, the city of Seattle got the results of a harrowing study: it estimated as many as 500 children in King County are involved in prostitution.
More recently, FBI sweeps have found more girls victimized here than anywhere else in the country. Seattle is identified by the FBI as one of the top ten human trafficking centers in the country - due in part, perhaps, to more effective law enforcement. 
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