A new Justice Department study concludes that far fewer children are engaged in the sex trade than previous estimates. As reported in the Washington Post:
All too often, the estimates were based on flimsy or out-of-date data, leading to estimates that strained credulity. Among the claims that fell apart under scrutiny:
Researchers estimate the number of juveniles involved in the sex trade in the United States is between 9,000 and 10,000.
Read the Justice Department study here.