Did you know that approximately 20,000 women and
girls in Chicago are involved in the commercial sex trade every year? Child sex
trafficking is modern-day
slavery, and it is thriving in Illinois.
Join the fight to target gangs that target
Sex traffickers target young people with violence
and manipulation to force victims into the sex industry. Organized crime is a
major driver of sex trafficking. Gangs profit from the control and
exploitation of children.
62% of women in the Chicago sex trade
started before their 18th
With State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, Cook County
Sheriff Tom Dart, and U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) we reviewed how our
legislation will allow law enforcement to crack down on everyone in the chain of
command: from the leadership to the pimps.
and John Cornyn are joined by Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez and
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart to discuss the Justice for Victims of Trafficking
As the first state in the union to ratify the
13th amendment, Illinois should lead the nation in putting an end to this