Trafficked teenagers have no one to turn to for help except the 45 year old men that use them for sex.
Continuing Part 4 of the Toronto Star Investigation into human trafficking. Typical victims are not brought in from other countries. They come from all Toronto neighbourhoods and are typically young (under 18).
"I've met girls who have been assaulted so badly they've ingested their own teeth." - Det. David Correa, Toronto Police
When wages under minimum wage become common practice, it is incumbent upon the consumer to make the educated, sustainable decision. If clients started asking "Are your employees considered employees or contractors?" and "How much per hour do they make?" these exploitative practices would disappear.