Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. US Dept of Homeland Security, Blue Campaign, www.dhs.gov/blue-campaign/what-human-trafficking
Typically, human beings are being disposed of, as if they were goods or objects which can be bought or sold irrationally. Trafficking exploits human beings for income, whether through sex, forced labor or human organs. GlowbalAct - Help End Human Trafficking, www.glowbalact.com/en/humantrafficking
While prostitution is defined as the exchange of sex for money, drugs, or influence between two consenting adults—where consent can be given—human trafficking means there is third-party control.
Whenever someone else is getting that money on the backs of those individuals—often children who are having to perform 10, 12, 15 sexual acts, and actually being sexually assaulted, at a time—that constitutes sex trafficking. Dr. Sharon Cooper, founder and CEO of Developmental and Forensic Pediatrics "Human Trafficking is an Epidemic in the U.S. It's Also Big Business" By Jaclyn Gallucci April 14, 2019
And these children often end up the adult prostitutes, who many assume are just making a job choice Nicole Bell, founder and CEO of Living in Freedom Together (LIFT) "Human Trafficking is an Epidemic in the U.S. It's Also Big Business" By Jaclyn Gallucci April 14, 2019