Homelessness in Texas
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WHAT DOES YOUTH SEX TRAFFICKING LOOK LIKE IN TEXAS?
After their first experience of exploitation, victims of child sex trafficking spend about 35% of their lives in circumstances of exploitation. About 33% of victims of sex trafficking in this study were victimized in the past year.
Of those who have experienced sex trafficking victimization, 83% have also experienced some other form of exploitation.
About 45% of those who experienced other forms of exploitation, experienced those situations in the past year.
Just under a quarter (22.9%) of vulnerable youth in the study who were not sex trafficking victims endured some form of violence or exploitation, like wage theft or non-sexual abuse.
Human Trafficking in Texas