Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Human Trafficking of Children in the United States

Beyond Scared Straight -Juvenile Justice Reform: Human Trafficking of Children in the United States | Juvenile Justice | Scoop.it
There is a human trafficking victim, Sara Kruzan, whom many of you may have heard of. At age 16, Sara was sentenced to life in prison because, in a deperate attempt to escape her own nightmare, she took her pimp's life. This man was said to be a person who had molested Sara at age 11 and then groomed her for life as a prostitute, then, when Sara was 13, he sold her into child sex trafficking. Sara's home life was said to be abusive and neglectful. She had never had a chance. And now, unless we become advocates for her and she can get the right peoople and resources to free her from prison, her chances of experience the transition from victim to survivor are much slimmer. The former Gover had commuted Sara's sentence before he left office and many may think Sara is therefore free. It wasn't until I found the newest Facebook cause for her, called "Gov. Jerry Brown - FREE SARA KRUZAN -

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