- I want to be called whore. I want to be abused. I want to be raped. I want to be despised. I want to be forced into doing demented things when I should be enjoying my first high school dance. I want to be addicted to drugs. When I grow up, I want to be a prostitute.
Can you think of a little girl running around the park in her little frilly sundress saying this?
My passion is to fight human trafficking. Art being a part of who I am, I want to express that passion through art. This piece deals specifically with domestic minor sex trafficking, aka: child sex trafficking in the U.S.
The average age of entry into prostitution is 13. The average life expectancy of a prostitute is 7 years. Girls are lured, coerced, or abducted into prostitution and treated as criminals by the justice system. To learn more about this tragedy and how to help or pray, visit [link]
. This NGO is dedicated to eradicating this particular sect of human trafficking.
I know this is a dark piece and hard to look at, but so is the issue. Don't worry, I'll be posting my share of happy soon
. But I also have more pieces like this.
I'm thinking of creating a group to raise awareness. Whatcha think?