Rebecca Mott is in Stockholm meeting with campaigners working to end prostitution. She is asking for funds to continue her writing and advocacy for exited women. Please send support here: http://rebeccamott.net/donations/
I am speaking as an exited prostituted woman. I speak out as I was internally trafficked when I was 14.
To explain internal trafficking, I will speak to my personal history – but always with the deep knowledge of the myths and misinformation about what internal trafficking is. Many in the media, in politics, and in the entertainment industry have made a culture that denies that internal trafficking exists.
I was coerce into prostitution as a teenager by a close female friend. To explain how this was able to happen, I will speak to some of my personal history before I was prostituted. I speak of that time, because I was typical of many teenage girls who are recruited to the sex trade – but at the same time I was unique.
Before i speak to my past, I feel it is vital to speak to the stereotyping of the…
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