This song reminded me of the question, "are all trafficked women only 'victims?'" The song describes a woman who sells herself in an effort to provide for her son. The song continuously asks the question, "What would you do?" This implies that anyone would do the same thing if they were dealt the same cards in life. It shows that there are times that society fails women as opposed to her failing herself. For example, the woman in the song went through a bad childhood (being raped by her father) and faces poverty. It saddens me that some people are born into such awful situations through no fault of their own. I would love to hear more of what other people think of trafficked women being victims (or not). It would interest me to hear a story about a woman who doesn't view herself as a victim, and chooses prostitution not out of necessity.
Are all trafficked women only 'victims?'
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