Backpage Sex Ads Are Gone – Child Trafficking – Hardly

PATH is in agreement with our consultant, John Vanek, who states:  “This article is worth reading, as it illustrates several of the complexities in responding to sex trafficking:  the efficacy of “shutting down” online sites like Backpage, and the challenges to supporting victims/survivors.  It also includes a quote from Sgt. Eric Quan at the San Jose Police Deppartment, (where John ran the Anti-Trafficking Task Force), and mentions AWAKEN, an organization which is a very active NGO in Reno, NV.  Read the article here.  3/12/17