MYM exists to encourage, equip, and exemplify positive transformations in young women in this highly sexualized society.
DOMESTIC CHILDREN MOST AT RISK
100,000 - 300,000
children are at risk for CSEC in the US annually
runaway teens will be trafficked within 48 hours of leaving home
of victims have had child welfare involvement and/or foster care placement
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.
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.