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Bought and Sold: The New Fight Against Teen Sex Trafficking, from American RadioWorks

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Jennifer Simonson and Emily Haavik
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Advocates for kids are pushing for a new approach to combating underage prostitution: treating young people caught up in sex trafficking as victims, not delinquents. This documentary looks at how police and lawmakers are increasingly turning to a public health approach to help vulnerable young people break free of sex trafficking.

This hour, we explore efforts to stop traffickers and buyers by embedding in a police sting, visiting a horse ranch for young victims of trafficking in Minnesota, and speaking with sex-buyers trying to change their ways.

Tune in this Sunday, June 5 at 7 p.m. for the documentary from American RadioWorks.

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