The International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA)

Youth: Their Rights. Our Responsibility.

IOFA is one of the first and most experienced non-governmental organizations addressing the trafficking of children and youth in the United States and around the world.  Since 1999, IOFA has improved the ability of hundreds of partners across the globe to effectively address the trafficking and exploitation of young people. Our cutting edge services include:

  • Institutional Capacity Building
  • Training and Technical Assistance
  • Research, Education and Outreach
  • Collaborative Community Responses

Our Mission

IOFA’s mission is to eliminate human trafficking and exploitation of adolescents worldwide through innovative programming and solutions to empower and protect young people.

Our Vision

We envision a world where adolescents and youth are able to exercise their human rights and to realize their full potential as positive and productive members of society without fear of exploitation, violence, or neglect.

The International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA) and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) present a Three Level Youth Sex
  The Chicago Youth with Disabilities Trafficking Outreach Project is bringing together professionals and self-advocates in the Disability Community of
IOFA partner, Tina Frundt, CEO and Founder of Courtney's House, provides a session reflecting on racism in the United States