Technology’s role in human trafficking cannot be ignored


Technology’s role in human trafficking cannot be ignored

Four years ago, I met a young woman, let’s call her Sarah, who was bought and sold for sex for much of her childhood. She told me about being sold to a dozen men most nights. And even though Sarah would tell some of the buyers that she was just a girl, underage and in need, none of them ever did anything to help.
The sexual exploitation of children is difficult to talk about. The idea that some would take advantage of victims so vulnerable and powerless is appalling just to consider. But what’s even harder to admit …

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