Opinion: Teaching kids to protect themselves from human trafficking


There are signs of human trafficking all around us. But, like most of us, if you don’t know what to look for you probably miss them.
The same is true for our children. Not only do they not know what to look for, but they are also especially vulnerable because of their age and their access to technology. However, when someone, especially a young person, knows how to recognize the signs of human trafficking, they can—and do—avoid becoming victims.
Because of forward thinking legislators and a governor committed to protecting our children, every student in California will learn about both sex and labor trafficking and how to avoid victimization.

To read more: http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/10/19/opinion-teaching-kids-to-protect-themselves-from-human-trafficking/