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Research suggests that a runaway girl will be approached by a pimp within her first 48 hours on the street. A new campaign from MTV and three leading organizations in the fight to expose and end human trafficking can help youth workers understand commercial sexual exploitation and protect young people from it.
Specific ways that individuals and organizations can take action to end human trafficking
NCFY has tackled human trafficking in an award-winning podcast about one young woman who escaped prostitution with the help of GEMS, and in our short brochure written specifically for youth workers, "Bought and Sold."