“Survivors of child sex trafficking in the United States will finally receive the vital services and protections they deserve,” said Yasmin Vafa, Director of Law and Policy for Rights4Girls. “For the first time, there is a federal law on the books that specifically addresses domestic human trafficking and prioritizes the need to confront the demand for child sex. This is a pivotal step forward for domestic victims and a realization by both Congress and the President that we have a serious sex trafficking problem right here in the United States. While there is more work to be done on behalf of the survivors of child trafficking, this legislation represents a tremendous step forward and signals once and for all, that our children are not for sale..."
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