The Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council is dedicated to fighting human trafficking by building awareness, developing strategies to strengthen services for victims and bringing traffickers to justice. One of the more challenging issues is fighting the harmful myths, such as, … Read More
How can child protection agencies identify and support youth involved in or at risk of commercial child sexual exploitation?
The second largest criminal industry worldwide (second only to drug dealing and tied with the illegal arms industry), human trafficking is the fastest growing of all criminal enterprises. The commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) is one form of human … Read More
Identifying Effective Counter-Trafficking Programs and Practices in the U.S.: Legislative, Legal, and Public Opinion Strategies that Work
Identifying Effective Counter-Trafficking Programs and Practices in the U.S.: Legislative, Legal, and Public Opinion Strategies that WorkBouche, Vanessa. Farrell, Amy. Wittmer, Dana.2015 After more than a decade of sustained efforts to combat human trafficking in the United States, it is necessary to step back … Read More
Report to the Louisiana Legislature – Relative To Human Trafficking,Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes, and Commercial Sexual Exploitation
EXECUTIVE SUMMARYAct 564 of the 2014 Louisiana Legislature requires the development of an annual statistical report on human trafficking in Louisiana. The report is to be submitted to the Legislature by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). DCFS developed a … Read More
Pretesting a Human Trafficking Screening Tool in the Child Welfare and Runaway and Homeless Youth Systems
“Pretesting a Human Trafficking Screening Tool in the Child Welfare and Runaway and Homeless Youth Systems.” https://aspe.hhs.gov/pdf-report/pretesting-human-trafficking-screening-tool-child-welfare-and-runaway-and-homeless-youth-systems This report summarizes findings from a study to develop and pre-test a human trafficking screening tool with 617 youth in runaway and homeless … Read More
Combat Trafficking: Native Youth Toolkit on Human Trafficking.Administration for Children and Families, Office of Trafficking in Persons. Administration for Native Americans.2017https://www.acf.hhs.gov/blog/2018/01/combating-trafficking-native-youth-toolkit-on-human-traffickinghttps://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/otip/native_youth_toolkit_on_human_trafficking.pdf
National Human Trafficking Hotline has added 24/7 SMS Texting and Online Chat Services in Both English and Spanish
Dear Friends, We are excited to announce that the National Human Trafficking Hotline has added 24/7 SMS texting and online chat services in both English and Spanish! Previously, human trafficking survivors and people reporting tips could call, email, or use a … Read More
Human Trafficking, Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes, and Commercial Sexual Exploitation. Pursuant to Act 564 Louisiana 2014 Regular Session. Annual Report, February 2018.
Human Trafficking, Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes, and Commercial Sexual Exploitation. Pursuant to Act 564 Louisiana 2014 Regular Session. Annual Report, February 2018. Report to the Louisiana Legislature.Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services.2018http://www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/assets/docs/searchable/Child%20Welfare/PlansReports/Human%20Trafficking%20Report%202018.pdf ALSO AVAILABLE: Report to the Louisiana … Read More
Without family, U.S. children in foster care easy prey for human traffickers Thomson Reuters Foundation – May 03, 2018 Hundreds of thousands of U.S. children live in foster care, prey to predator sex traffickers who may find their young victims … Read More
Human trafficking is a complex, insidious crime that infiltrates communities across South Carolina. Traffickers continue to target the vulnerable as well as those in mainstream society. It presents a public health and public safety issue that violates basic human rights. … Read More