Questions concerning the overlapping/identical population of trafficked or prostituted children boggle my mind. Labeling or classifying this group of people is only the first challenge. Next, we need to figure out how to respond. I wrote an article exploring some of these questions:
This New York Times article given to me by a friend helps identify many of the difficult issues surrounding the population of chronic runaway youth:
Love to hear your thoughts on ideas for solutions, both large and small-scale, for how to prevent this kind of prostitution or trafficking from occurring in the first place, and how to best care for the victims involved.