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PREP Program Helps Counter Sex Trafficking in Houston
Learn how a Personal Responsibility Education Program in Texas is helping to counter domestic youth trafficking.

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What Factors Lead Young People to Take Sexual Risks?
Researchers study how a young person's history can be used to predict--and prevent--unhealthy sexual behaviors in the future.

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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.

Homeless Teenage Girl On Street With Rucksack.

The Role of Childhood Abuse on Street Victimization and Housing Instability
Researchers investigate whether and how growing up with multiple caretakers and experiencing different types of abuse affect youth’s housing stability and victimization while homeless.

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Caregiver Rejection Sets Young People Up for Homelessness
Understand the link between family dynamics, caregiver rejection, and youth homelessness, particularly among LGBTQ youth.

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This April, Support Sexual Assault Awareness Using FYSB’s Domestic Violence Resource Network
There's a wide range of resources available to promote the prevention of sexual violence in diverse communities.

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Q&A: Removing Legal Barriers for LGBT Survivors of Violence
We talk to Cathy Bowman from Legal Services NYC about the needs and challenges faced by low-income members of New York's LGBT community.

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

This February, Educate Yourself on Ways to Prevent and End Teen Dating Violence
Join the Family and Youth Services Bureau and its partners for a number of events scheduled for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.

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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.

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