A secret agricultural plot in Los Iros, where five Venezuelan women are being as sex slaves, has been uncovered by villagers who are now calling on law enforcement authorities to investigate. Villagers say they have made several reports to police but the women still have not been rescued.
Many residents in the area told Guardian Media they believe alleged police involvement in this well organised human trafficking has prevented other law enforcement officers from acting.
Washington- “We believe that ending sex trafficking begins with decriminalization of sex workers.”
It’s a bold prescription being put forward by one of the largest NGOs in the United States.
Earlier this week, while addressing a group of international journalists at the Foreign Press Centre, Jean Bruggeman of the Freedom Network stated, “We believe that ending sex trafficking starts with decriminalizing sex work.
People engaged in sex work must feel safe to come forward to report attacks of rape and abuse. Sex workers must feel safe.”