The following essay by Tina Frundt is one of our most-referenced resources from a past initiative of the Women’s Funding Network.
We partnered with women’s funds and foundations across the United States as part of a national campaign to research, prevent and end domestic minor sex trafficking.
The Atlanta Women’s Foundation, Minnesota Foundation for Women and New York Women’s Foundation, for example, were key partners and conveners of coalitions advancing public policy change and a system of care for sexually exploited girls in their communities. Please Contact Us if you feel any materials are inappropriate. Please use your own discretion while surfing this website.While the original campaign involving Women’s Funding Network is now complete, the work on this issue continues among our member funds and foundations around the country. When we hear the words “sex trafficking,” as Americans we immediately think of women and children overseas who are being forced into the sex trade or who are brought into the United States for the purpose of sexual exploitation.The pimps who are trafficking young women and girls on the street in the U. We don’t usually think closer to home — Americans trafficked by Americans.