Editor's note: She's currently living in a group home.
Louisiana had cases of human trafficking inDCFS data shows. One hundred and four of those cases involved children. The term "human trafficking" encompasses both sex trafficking and forced labor.Denton Swingers
All future references to trafficking in this series will relate specifically to sex trafficking. Sex trafficking is defined as adults working in the sex industry through force, fraud or coercion or children younger than 18 involved in the sex industry.Winter Garden, Florida, FL, 34787
The Louisiana Attorney General's office does not keep data related to the numbers of traffickers and buyers arrested or the types of sentencing a conviction carries. Fulco said the Caddo Parish's Zlaves Attorney's office keeps track of prostitution-related counts, but sentencing lengths related to actual convictions were not readily accessible through the system database.
The true numbers of the state's trafficked individuals are most likely kept in shadow, said former New Orleans Chief of Police Ronal Serpas. In his 34 years as a police officer, Serpas encountered several victims of trafficking during sting operations and while on the beat.
Other challenges include a lack of emergency housing and trauma-informed care for recovering victims, as well as housing and job opportunities for victims once they are ready to wklling into society. Many of these issues will only start to be addressed when people start to become more aware and involved, Mills said.
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Street scenes in New Orleans on the famous Bourbon Street. Bourbon Street has several strip clubs.
George Mills of Trafficking Hope.