Sex Trafficking is a billion dollar industry. It functions under the basic supply and demand business model, so without demand for commercial sex there would be no trafficking. Eliminating drivers of demand is essential to fighting trafficking.
DRIVERS OF DEMAND
Pornography addictions are a huge driver of demand. Individuals become addicted to pornography just as one can become addicted to drugs. As the addiction escalates, they turn to commercial sex.
Normalization of Sexuality
In our culture, there is an ever-increasing normalization of sexuality in television, movies, video games, books, online sites, strip clubs and sex stores.
The dysfunction in many families in our society can create unhealthy "needs" and desires in individuals.