In places Thailand and Cambodia, right now, parents are making money by pimping out their own children to Western tourists for sex. The sex trade in Southeast Asia is incredibly profitable. Some have decided it is the only way to keep a roof over their heads and feed their families. Some are doing it to fund their drug habits. Others just want to fund a nicer home for themselves.
But it's happening here in the United States, too. Depression, suicide, and domestic violence have been spiking for months. Looking for anything to relieve the pressure, some are turning to abusing their families through shouting and violence. Others are seeking relief through porn and illicit sex. Some have turned to sexually abusing their children - or other people's children.Read More