Race, Gender, Power and Child Sex Trafficking
What role does race and bias play in identifying and engaging youth victims of commercial sexual exploitation? This presentation explores how race, gender and power impact the identification and protection of youth who are sexually exploited. The presentation also includes a discussion to understand and address the role of implicit bias in identifying youth who are exploited, featuring recommendations from a survivor advisory board member of the Commercially Sexual Exploited Children (CSEC) Action Team.
- Jasmine Amons, Health Program Associate, National Center for Youth Law
- Danna Basson, Director of Research, WestCoast Children’s Clinic
- Amara Benjamin-Bullock, Care Coordination Supervisor, WestCoast Children’s Clinic
- Oree Freeman, Advocate, CSEC Advisory Board