Runaway Behavior

The Problem of Statistics in Human Trafficking and the Average Age of Entry into Sex Trafficking
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The Problem of Statistics in Human Trafficking and the Average Age of Entry into Sex Trafficking

Editor’s note: Our Human Trafficking Essentials course promotes the average age of entry into sex trafficking as 17, based upon the below research. The below makes clear there are no studies that demonstrate that age in a truly measurable manner. Our materials make clear that the statistics in the human trafficking field are difficult to…

Youth who ran away from The Refuge and later died allegedly had staff assistance | TPR
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Youth who ran away from The Refuge and later died allegedly had staff assistance | TPR

Texas Public Radio | By Paul Flahive Published June 3, 2022 at 6:13 PM CDT A new report alleges a treatment facility for victims of sex trafficking may hold some culpability in the death of a girl who stayed there. A young girl identified only as “RR” placed at Bastrop-based “The Refuge” ran away from a…