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A young woman looks nervous.

What Are Youth Perspectives on Commercial Sexual Exploitation?
Fogel and her colleagues explored how homeless young adults ages 18 to 23 view commercial sexual exploitation among themselves and their peers.

A young man sitting on the sidewalk at night.

In Their Own Words: Youth Sex Work and Trafficking
We share one young person's perspective.

A discussion group.

Children’s Bureau Grant Helps Raise Trafficking Awareness Among Arizona Youth-Serving Professionals
The Arizona State University Office for Sex Trafficking Intervention Research is delivering information to child welfare workers, juvenile justice professionals, and more.

A young woman stands with her back against a wall.

NCFY Voices: Serving Trafficked Youth
New grantees of the Domestic Victims of Human Trafficking Program discuss some of the challenges they face while serving trafficked youth.

A young woman riding the bus home.

Home Free Program Expands to Serve Trafficking Victims, 21-Year-Olds
More youth are now eligible to receive a free bus ticket and trauma-sensitive support from the National Runaway Safeline, in partnership with Greyhound Lines, Inc.

A woman holding a clipboard.

More Resources to Identify and Provide Assistance to Youth Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation
We share two more tools to help you identify, understand, and serve victims and survivors.

Young women sitting together.

Can an Adapted Group Therapy Model Help Female Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation?
An intervention originally designed for female prisoners shows promise for treating survivors of sexual exploitation and trafficking, a recent study finds.

A counselor comforts an adolescent girl.
A youth services worker.

Do Youth Workers Respond Differently to Sex Trafficking Based on Their County Type?
Researchers examine youth-serving professionals’ awareness of and experience working with victims of sex trafficking.

A young woman relaxes in a comfortable apartment.

5 Ways Safe Harbor Laws Support Young Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation
Thirty-four states have adopted laws that decriminalize youth arrested for prostitution and provide services to help them heal.


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