Providing services to trafficking survivors: Understanding practices across the globe

Human trafficking is a global issue, with survivors representing all genders, ages, races, ethnicities, religions, and countries. However, little research exists that identifies effective practices in supporting survivors of human trafficking. The research that does exist is Western-centric. To fill this gap in the literature, the goal

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GenerateHope: a comprehensive treatment model for sex-trafficked women

This paper examines the GenerateHope (GH) residential program and provides early outcome results for residents living at the GH program between six and 12 months. GH has integrated the types of assistance requested by sex-trafficking victims with clinical insights into trauma therapy, in turn establishing a live-in

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Bending Towards Justice: Perceptions of Justice among Human Trafficking Survivors

Survivors of human trafficking face many challenges when interacting with the criminal justice system, including misconceptions regarding the nature of their victimization, stigma due to perceived involvement in illegal behavior, and xenophobia. Despite these documented challenges, little is known about how survivors perceive the justice system or

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The voices of survivors: An exploration of the contributing factors that assisted with exiting from commercial sexual exploitation in childhood

The study design uniquely positioned the voices of survivors as experts in relation to expanding knowledge about the exiting process and in offering recommendations for youth-at-risk, family members, and providers. Contributions include underscoring the importance of bearing witness to youths’ stories as part of resiliency/recovery and valuing

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Recommendations to Prevent the Disproportionate Placement and Inadequate Treatment of Children with Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System

The goal of this report is to share what the Protection & Advocacy systems (P&As) have learned about the needs of children and youth with disabilities in the juvenile justice system with those who can help make the necessary changes and protect and advance current systemic reforms.

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