Worthy Girl Nonprofit
Did you know that 85% of those who are sex trafficked have had a history of sexual abuse?
As a survivor of sexual trauma I found this statistic alarming. I reflected on the ways that trauma impacted me not only physically but emotionally, mentally and spiritually. I had many low points in my youth especially where I was at high risk for being trafficked.
The most common way sex trafficking happens is through manipulation and coercion, especially through the internet. When you don’t feel worthy of love or valued, which is a very common effect of trauma, it can make you susceptible to accepting less than you deserve and make you vulnerable to predators.
This connection between knowing your worth and value is an inside job and the the gateway to freedom. The Worthy Girl nonprofit is a source that can provide youth and adult survivors of sexual trauma with the tools and resources to heal.