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This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. Blondes, brunettes, redhe — bespectacled bookworms, pink haired video gamers and underage partiers. The freshman is sitting alone, wishing she had taken a better meal plan.
In a college logoed T-shirt and ripped jeans, young, clean cut, handsome or "hot"vas her friends back home would describe, he approaches. There's nothing shady about him. He blends in perfectly with the other students on campus. He makes casual conversation, learning her hometown, the beloved pet she left back home, how she misses her mom, dad, her younger sister.
She's shocked that he would talk to her and he encourages the dialogue, offering to purchase the drink. She hesitates and he playfully nudges her. She finally relents. College is about new experiences, meeting new people. She decides to trust him.
He befriends her and they meet regularly. A few weeks later, he is her boyfriend, showering her with attention and ultimately, gifts — a haircut, a manicure, jewelry, the dress she was looking at in the mall display window, but could never afford. He gives her the world and tells her how sexy and beautiful she is.
He reminds her of everything he's ever done for her, that he loves her so much, but there's this party and if only this one time, she could do this one thing for him. She thinks of all her mother's warnings. She feels a little Land O Lakes Florida lonely teens, but rather than upset the man who loves her, she goes against her gut instinct to say "no.
People are more afraid of offending someone than saying the word 'no,' " explained Connie Rose, founder of Victims2Survivors. The pimps use the photos to threaten to show to new friends, Mom and Dad back home. They tell things like that little dog that they talked about will be gone.
They start listing all the things that they will do to them if they don't do what they want, so what is a girl to do? Rose, 56, is a survivor of human trafficking, sexual violence and the daughter of a sex offender. AsRose was raped by her father and as a teen, sold in to sexual slavery. Rather than self-destruct down the common path of drug and alcohol abuse, Rose talked openly about her experience and infounded Victims2Survivors to give voice to other sexually trafficked children.
Children can be sold 20 to 40 times per night.
It is only second to drug trafficking. Rose recommended that college students learn the s of a predator, trust their gut instincts, and have a plan of action if there comes a need.
Oftentimes, when I speak, she comes with me. She Land O Lakes Florida lonely teens teach you what to do to defend yourself," said Rose. They're scouting for the pimp. The course teaches women and teens realistic self-defense techniques to escape violence. Women need to feel empowered. To start on this journey is to enroll in a class that teaches you about risk reduction," said Vazquez-Ernest. On campus, the trafficker can also manipulate into such a situation by using guilt.
The pimp runner reminds the freshman about their student loans—how can the parents afford college, and make suggestions how to earn lots of money through things like stripping so they can "go party, get their nails done, buy that cute dress," said Rose. Everything that a freshman in freaking out about—they have no money, plus the fact the guy is saying 'your family is not here; they're not going to know. You want freedom? Here's real freedom, a way to make a lot of money. Once the girls begin stripping, it often le to sexual slavery.
In August, volunteers distributed thousands of bars of soap with the National Human Trafficking Hotline to area motels and hotels. Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution, called the S. Rose works tirelessly with this and other local, national, and international organizations and trafficking task forces to raise awareness of sexual trafficking, especially during large events like the Republican National Convention. There's now tens of thousands of visitors in one place.
A t effort between Shared Hope and the Zonta Club of Pinellas Countya billboard campaign running May through September in nine locations throughout Tampa Bay, sends a crystal clear message to guests and Tampa Bay locals, "This man wants to rent your daughter. This is a sexually trafficked. When someone is starting to be sold or rented, there whole dignity is taken away. Everything about them is stripped.
They've been totally desensitized. To learn more about Victims2Survivors or have Rose speak at your organization's next event, visit her Facebook. The views expressed in this post are the author's own. Want to post on Patch? Register for a user. The two hope to prevent teens and young women from falling prey to predators. Each are new on campus, trying to find their footing in an environment completely alien to them. Find out what's happening in Land O' Lakes with free, real-time updates from Patch.
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