Episode 2: My Body Isn’t Your Business



Episode 2: ‘My Body Isn’t Your Business’ is about a sex trafficking case in the U.S. where teenage girls from a quiet wealthy suburb in Virginia were manipulated and then forced into the sex trade business. You may have thought that sex trafficking only happens to people living a high risk lifestyle or in countries outside of the US.  The truth is that sex trafficking is happening everywhere and in places and to people you might not ever expect.

Reporting Sex Trafficking

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Their mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent victimization. 

                  Make an online report at www.report.cybertip.org 

                  or call 1.800.THE.LOST (1.800.843.5678).

Human Trafficking Hotline

They provide human trafficking victims and survivors with access to critical support and services to get help and stay safe, and to equip the anti-taffickig community with the tools and training videos to effectively combat all forms of human trafficking.

                 Submit an anonymous tip online at humantraffickinghotline.org

                 or call them 24/7 at 1.888.373.7888. 

Other Links from this Episode

Kim Komando’s website for technical tips and tips for parents

Truckers Against Sex Trafficking

Exists to educate, equip, empower, and mobilize members of the trucking and travel plaza industry to combat domestic sex trafficking. 

We Are Thorn

Co-founded by Ashton Kutcher and Demi More, Thorn drives technology innovation to fight the sexual exploitation of children. They partner across the tech industry and government to leverage technology to combat predatory behavior while rescuing and protecting victims. 

Operation Underground Railroad

Rescuing children from sex trafficking operations all over the world.

Shared Hope International

Shared Hope International is dedicated to bringing and end to sex trafficking through a three-pronged approach – prevent, restore, and bring justice. 

Polaris Project

Named after the North Star that guided slaves to freedom in the U.S., Polaris systematically disrupts the human trafficking networks that rob human beings of their lives and their freedom. Preventing more victims and leveraging data and technology to pursue traffickers wherever they operate. 

 

 

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