Do you remember the last time you saw a story in your local news about illicit activities at a massage parlor? What you might not have realized is that many of the women in the photos are actually human trafficking victims. Instead of being protected like other victims of crime, they are being exposed and publicly shamed.
Human trafficking in massage parlors is the second most common type of trafficking reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline.
Polaris urges the U.S. Senate to adopt the House FOSTA-SESTA language without any amendments.
"As a victim, survivor, and now, community member, I’m here to tell you that we can all join in the fight against human trafficking if we don’t stay silent." In the final part of her story, Carmen shares a message for survivors and community members.