Coconut Poll Readers Survey: To combat illegal sex trafficking, should prostitution be decriminalized for both the prostitute AND the sex buyer? This week we talked about research linking sex trafficking to homelessness and other factors. See our article: … [Read more...] about Coconut Poll: Decriminalize Prostitution?
Graphic courtesy Hawai‘i State Commission on the Status of Women, taken from "Sex Trafficking in Hawai‘i Part 3" A study of sex trafficking in Hawai‘i has found that homelessness, drug use, adverse childhood experiences, and a need for money are all linked to sex trafficking victimization in the state. The research, conducted by the Hawai‘i State Commission on the Status of … [Read more...] about Sex Trafficking Linked to Homelessness and Other Factors, Report Says
Last week, the Hawai‘i State Commission on the Status of Women and the Arizona State University Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention released a report on sex trafficking in Hawai‘i. It’s the second in a series examining sex trafficking within the state, and follows the first, released in September, which revealed an “astronomical” online demand for prostitution in Hawai‘i. … [Read more...] about ‘Dedicated to the twenty-two brave people who told their stories of pain and survival’: New report on sex trafficking in Hawai‘i released