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.


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Spring Webinar Series!

The National Human Trafficking and Disabilities Working Group has some exciting webinars coming up this Spring! Visit NHTDWG Page to learn more and sign up.

Check out what NHTDWG has been up to!

The National Human Trafficking and Disabilities Working Group was asked to come in and train the hotline advocates from the National Human Trafficking Hotline on working with individuals with a disability. Check it out on the NHTDWG Page.