If you think sex trafficking isn't rampant right here in New York City... see this movie.
If you can't understand how young girls are tricked or coerced into prostitution... see this movie.
And if you think there is nothing you can do about any of this... Please, see this movie!
To learn more about the commercial sexual exploitation of children, visit our website page about this face of human trafficking: CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION
This Saturday, May 4th, NYU's Against Child Trafficking (ACT) will be screening the widely acclaimed documentary "Very Young Girls" followed by a panel discussion with representatives from the only non-profit organization in NY dedicated to providing services and shelter to survivors of domestic minor sex trafficking: GEMS (Girls Empowerment and Mentoring Services).
The event will be from 4-7pm in
NYU’s Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life
238 Thompson St, New York, NY (at West 4th St).
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GEMS founder, Rachel Lloyd is an icon and a hero among the abolitionist community. Herself a survivor, she has not only worked tirelessly to advocate for these girls, she has been instrumental in pushing through legislation like the Safe Harbor Act. She is the author of "Girls Like Us", a gritty and inspiring memoir.
The event is free and open to the public.
They are also generously providing dinner at the end of the event!
Please RSVP to their Facebook event page...
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