How Courts Can Help Child Sex Trafficking Victims

Victims of child sex trafficking are one of the most marginalized populations in the justice system. Every year, hundreds of child sexual assault victims run the risk of being arrested, locked up, and prosecuted because […]

Child Trauma

From Criminals to Survivors: Changing the Narrative of Child Sexual Exploitation

Maheen Kaleem worked on hundreds of cases involving commercially sexually exploited children (CSEC) between 2008 and 2010 as a service provider in California’s Alameda County. During a telephone call with The Chronicle of Social Change, […]


Definition of “Masking Crimes” Holds Up Penn. Safe Harbor Law

Late last year, Pennsylvania’s latest attempt to serve children who are victims of commercial sexual exploitation stalled in the Senate Appropriations Committee. The reason, according to advocates, is not so much about a dearth of […]