Tattoo Reality

Tattoos or brands serve to identify girls as the exclusive property of a pimp. This has a profound psychological affect on the victim as she is permanently marked as his possession. In some sense it communicates that she is enslaved. Pimps use the psychological effect to exert control over her in his absence, part of the coercion and intimidation typical of sex trafficking.

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