• Exchanging Food for Sex with Children Amounts to Sex Trafficking

    Society is quickly outraged by reports that peacekeepers or aid workers have sexually exploited children in areas of conflict or developing regions.  This year, reports surfaced that peacekeepers in the Central African Republic elicited sex acts with young boys in exchange for food. Unfortunately, this scenario is not new. A 1996 study from the UN […]

  • Why wasn’t Jared Fogle charged with sex trafficking?

    About two weeks ago, Jared Fogle, famous for his Subway sandwich diet, was indicted for two serious federal sex crimes: 1) receiving and distributing child pornography and 2) traveling to engage in illicit sexual contact with a minor. (Fogle has since pleaded guilty to both offenses). Recently, public debate questioned, ”why wasn’t Fogle charged with […]

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