Synopses & Reviews
Traffickers and pimps have playbooks with explicit instructions for breaking and selling girls for sex. Ann Marie Jones, a survivor of sex trafficking, and Carol Hart Metzker, an activist and an ally for survivors, are fighting back. Together, they created a playbook to help parents, teachers, and community members-who cherish children-to protect kids and prevent new victims. A Shield Against the Monster leads readers through the dark tunnel of the realities of sex trafficking to emerge equipped to shield their community's children. The playbook includes: Compelling first-hand stories and tips from a survivor who has been through the tunnel and an activist who has seen it.Essential information for understanding what the monster of sex trafficking looks like and how to fight it.Twenty-five action items for helping protect kids from sex trafficking by enhancing caregiving skills, strengthening children, and building safer communities.