What strikes me most about news stories about sex trafficking is how commonplace it is in our communities, in places we would like to think that things like this don't exist. These are just a few of the latest stories, and a couple of international stories, because girls and women who are suffering around the world also need rescue and restoration to a life of hope.
9 arrested for sex trafficking ring involving girls as young as 12
Human trafficking probe (BBC)
Women help girls recover from sex trade
Texas bar owner sent to prison for sex trafficking
Life in Slavery (CNN Freedom Project)