Child Abuse

The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls’ Story

Human Rights Project for Girls, Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality, and Ms. Foundation for Women report

This report exposes the ways in which we criminalize girls — especially girls of color — who have been sexually and physically abused, and it offers policy recommendations to dismantle the abuse to prison pipeline. It illustrates the pipeline with examples, including the detention of girls who


Human Trafficking and Runaway and Homeless Youth Population

The National Network For Youth Fact Sheet

Many homeless and runaway youth are at risk for trafficking. They are often sexually abused before they are homeless, which predisposes them to an even higher risk for trafficking. Many survivors report engaging in sex acts for shelter or for other necessities. Click here to access the


IS Slave Trade Blog


In recent months we have been exposed to the terrorist group the Islamic State (IS), formally known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), slave trade market. Although these sexual slave markets were news to many, they have been used to subjugate women and children in


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