Jasmine Road. Think of it as a path towards healing for women who once thought their lives of prostitution and other sex work were normal.
The women who come to Jasmine Road – a Greenville nonprofit that serves as a kind of rehab for mostly city women caught up in the revolving door of the criminal justice system – have had lives that are anything but normal. Most, says founder Beth Messick, began their lives in the sex trade when they were children; often sold in exchange for drugs when they were still single-digit ages.
Often by their mothers.