Most teens are not choosing to engage in these behaviors. What might look like a personal choice is most often not. In most cases, it is for survival. Many youth who are being trafficked do not see themselves as victims. They may not realize they are being trafficked. A child is anyone under the age of 18. Being trafficked can happen at any age. Anyone can be a trafficker.
All adults should learn the signs and risk factors of child sex trafficking.
If you suspect anyone under the age of 18 may be being trafficked make a report.