MYTH: Prostitution is a victimless crime


MYTH: Legalization of prostitution is an entirely separate issue from human trafficking.


MYTH: Forced prostitution isn’t human trafficking


MYTH: Females are the only victims of sex trafficking


MYTH: Pornography, stripping, and prostitution are unrelated to human trafficking

  • “In the business of commercial sex trafficking, pornography serves as the marketing vehicle”   (Focus on the Family, Citizen)


MYTH: Physical violence must be involved to prosecute a human trafficking case


MYTH: Minors choose to be prostitutes 


MYTH: Human trafficking mostly happens in other countries