California Governor Should Make it Clear: There’s #NoSuchThing as a Child Prostitute
A 14-year-old girl is raped. Repeatedly. Law enforcement arrives on the scene. Officers determine there is reasonable cause the crime of rape occurred. This child has been raped and sexually abused by multiple people in just 24 hours.
Los Angeles to Increase Oversight of Motels to Prevent Child Sex Trafficking
Los Angeles County officials are ramping up efforts to curb child sex trafficking by increasing county oversight of certain hotels and motels. These budget facilities provide emergency shelter under the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) General Relief Emergency Housing program, but are often used by traffickers and their customers.