Market Your Mind, Not Your Body

MYM exists to encourage, equip, and exemplify positive transformations in young women in this highly sexualized society.


“A guy offered her $1,500 and (my foster mom) said, ‘Crystal, we are going to be out on the streets. Can you please do this? Can you please do this?’ And I did it,” Crystal recalled in an interview with Children’s Rights. “After that, she expected it. She told me if I didn’t contribute to her in that way, I was out. I had no place else to live.”
— http://www.childrensrights.org/newsletter-article/in-focus-foster-youth-fall-prey-to-traffickers/

DOMESTIC CHILDREN MOST AT RISK

100,000 - 300,000

children are at risk for CSEC in the US annually

1:3

runaway teens will be trafficked within 48 hours of leaving home

75%

of victims have had child welfare involvement and/or foster care placement

 

sexual exploitation

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) is sexual activity involving a child in exchange for something of value, or a promise thereof, to the child or another person. The child is used as a commercial and sexual object.

SEX TRAFFICKING

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST) is the commercial sexual exploitation of American Children within U.S. borders.  It is the "recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act" where the person is under 18 years old.

MYM programs- Transforming young women...

...from survivors...

...to Social Entrepreneurs.