Youth Sex Trafficking Prevention Resources
Chosen Film Series
This film series is designed to teach teens the warning signs and indicators of trafficking through the true stories of teenage girls who were tricked by traffickers. Brianna, Lacy and Maria discuss how modern American pimps and gangs are luring youth into the commercial sex industry and how teens can protect themselves and others from being chosen. The resource packages include additional educational tools to further discussion, learning and action! Discounts available for purchases of two or more packages.
An inventory and evaluation of the current shelter and services response to domestic minor sex trafficking.
DEMAND.: A Comparative Examination of Sex Tourism and Trafficking in Jamaica, Japan, the Netherlands, and the United States (2007) The explosive DEMAND. report and video documentary uses undercover investigation to reveal the sophisticated business model behind sex trafficking and tourism in Jamaica, Japan, the Netherlands and the United States.The United States Mid-Term Review on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in America Shared Hope International partnered with ECPAT-USA and The Protection Project of the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in a comprehensive attempt to measure the United States’ progress since the Second World Congress Against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in 2001 in Japan. The report evaluated best practices, gaps in current efforts and challenges faced in the field to serve as a milestone in continuing progress and a benchmark for measuring success.
Investigation into child sex trafficking in the U.S. is compiled in this report which reveals 100,000 American children are exploited through prostitution each year – the average age of entrance only 13 years old.
Field Assessments on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (2009-2011)
Learn about human trafficking in your area. Field assessments measure and evaluate the access to and delivery of services for trafficking victims in a community.
Gang TRAP is a unique training resource targeting law enforcement, service providers and prosecutors. As cases of sex trafficking perpetrated by criminal street gangs continue to grow across the United States, professionals must work together to develop effective strategies for response and prevention through investigation, prosecution, and appropriate therapeutic response to victims. This four-part video training series will teach viewers the basics of gang sex trafficking dynamics, explore recruitment and control tactics used by gangs, and address professional challenges commonly experienced with these cases.
Congressional Testimony Transcripts
- Hearing Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe U.S. Helsinki Commission (12/19/2006)
- Committee on Foreign Affairs | Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight (10/19/2009)
- Human Rights Commission of the U.S. House of Representatives (3/22/2010)
- House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security (9/19/2010)