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.

Free Webinar for California Health Care Providers on Disability & Human Trafficking
Join IOFA for a FREE webinar on improving healthcare response for trafficked persons with disabilities
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National Human Trafficking and Disabilities Working Group
Professionals from across the country working with survivors of human trafficking, persons with disabilities, and/or at-risk or vulnerable populations
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Amazon Smile – Click here to log in and Amazon will donate to IOFA!
Set your bookmark to Amazon’s “Amazon Smile Program” and select the International Organization as your charity.  Every time you shop
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