Child Sex Trafficking/CSEC

Handbook: Responding to Commercially Sexually Exploited and Trafficked Youth – 2016

International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA) and New York State OCFS

This handbook will help direct child serving professionals and child welfare workers in New York State to adequately respond to the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) and child trafficking. This document provides frontline professionals with key tools, resources, strategies, practice pointers, and guidelines to better identify and assist


Handbook: Building Child Welfare Response to Child Trafficking – 2011

International Organization for Adolescents and the Loyola Chicago Center for Human Rights of Children

This handbook, written by the International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA) in Partnership with Loyola Chicago Center for Human Rights in 2011, addresses gaps in services for youth in child welfare in Illinois. This handbook features various screening tools that can be adapted to a variety of existing


Webinar: An Introduction to Sex Trafficking: Strategies for Identifying Children and Youth at Risk for or Survivors of Sex Trafficking

IOFA, Courtney's House, Victim Rights Law Center

This webinar provides an introduction to what youth sex trafficking is, how to identify youth survivors who may be trafficked for sex, and how to respond to youth sex trafficking. This webinar was provided through a collaboration between IOFA, Courtney’s House, and Victim Rights Law Center. Please


Adolescents & the Border Crisis Pt. 4: Push-Pull Factors and Child Migration


News surrounding the crisis at the border has shed light on the dramatic increase of immigrants fleeing their countries of origin. The number of unaccompanied minors has grown from 6,800 between 2004 and 2011 to 13,000 in 2012, and 24,000 in 2013. This year, that number will


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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