Entry, Progression, Exit, and Service Provision for Survivors of Sex Trafficking: Implications for Effective Interventions

  title={Entry, Progression, Exit, and Service Provision for Survivors of Sex Trafficking: Implications for Effective Interventions},
  author={Gretchen Clark Hammond and Mandy McGlone},
  journal={Global Social Welfare},
Human trafficking continues to evolve as an issue of importance in many communities. The proliferation of human trafficking is worldwide and involves forced labor, often of young persons. This literature review focuses on the form of human trafficking that involves sex trafficking and prostitution. Terms also used to describe this situation include domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST), sex work, child sexual exploitation, and prostitution. This paper focuses on four points of interest: (1) the… 
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  • Political Science
    The American journal of nursing
  • 2011
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