Efforts to stop human trafficking in Atlanta

Source: WGCL

Atlanta's prosperity makes the metro area infamous for illegal sexual activity. We rank high on the FBI's list of the easiest cities to buy sex from someone who is underage.

The shiny new stadium is a great image of the bright side of the city's prosperity boom. But beneath the shine, the lure of illegal sex with children is finding too ready a home here.

The center for civil and human rights is leading a new plan to bring shame back to the buyers of illicit sex from children. Some of the city's biggest employers including Coca-Cola and Delta, are teaching ways to stop the traffic in slave and sex workers.

Over 100 Georgia minors each night are prostituted by traffickers and customers, many from North Georgia, and taking shine off the Super Bowl which will be here in Atlanta in just a few months.

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