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.

Spread Awareness this January!

Join us during the month of January as we take part in National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. To find more resources on how to equip your organization to respond to human trafficking, click here. To find out how you can combat trafficking as a community member, click here. We thank you for learning and spreading awareness! – The IOFA Team