The Sex Slave Trade: Biological Imperatives, Cultural Trends and the Coming Empowerment of Women

Fisher, H (2002)
Hastings Women’s Law Journal, Hastings College of the Law, University of California, 13#1:21-29.

The sex slave trade has been in existence for at least two thousand years. In the sixth century A.D. the Roman emperor Justinian wrote of this phenomenon saying that profiteers throughout Europe were taking advantage of inexperienced girls — seducing them with fine clothes, money and promises of marriage, then placing them in brothels and forcing them to sign contracts to remain there for a period of time.

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