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New Study Looks at Experiences of LGBTQ Youth Engaged in Survival Sex in New York
The Urban Institute study sheds light on the lives of youth who trade sex for cash or shelter, a practice common among youth alone on the streets.

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New Anti-Trafficking Guide Helps Schools Become Safe Havens
The resource for educators and others who work with youth comes from the U.S. Department of Education's National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments.

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FYSB Grantee Coordinates Anti-Trafficking Network in Arizona
Learn about the Arizona Partnership to End Domestic Trafficking, one of three groups awarded Family & Youth Services Bureau demonstration grants aimed at helping victims of severe trafficking.

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Sex Trafficking and Sexual Abuse -- How Similar Are Their Effects on Young Victims?
To find out, researchers analyzed data collected from 215 young people when they received help from trauma centers belonging to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

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Filling a Gap: FYSB Grantee Addresses Domestic Human Trafficking in Utah
Learn about the Asian Association of Utah’s Refugee and Immigrant Center, one of three organizations awarded a demonstration grant to help victims of severe trafficking.

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A Resource for Schools on Sex Trafficking of Minors
Help educators learn the red flags they can use to recognize youth trafficking and victimization.

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This Podcast Series Can Bring You Up to Speed on Human Trafficking
Listen to award-winning podcasts and learn more about human trafficking

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Primary Sources: Before We Can Help Trafficking Victims, We Have to Identify Them
A team of researchers culled through research articles and reports to find the best recommendations on how human service providers can identify trafficking victims among their clients.

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Primary Sources: What Might Make Youth More Likely to Leave 'The Life' of Commercial Sexual Exploitation?
In this study, a small group of sexually exploited youth offer suggestions for street outreach workers trying to help them.

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Ending Sexual Exploitation: Activities and Resources for People Who Work With Teens
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Talk to youth about sexual exploitation using a toolkit from the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation.

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