Chosen: A documentary by Shared Hope International (2013) Chosen tells the shocking true story of two ‘All-American’ teenage girls tricked into trafficking. Eighteen-year-old Brianna was an honor-roll student, cheerleader and worked at a local café. Thirteen-year-old Lacy was an active member of her youth group, and a volunteer in her community. Chosen is a comprehensive video resource package that reveals the warning signs and sometimes fatal consequences of sex trafficking to middle and high school students. The 20-minute video is designed to equip preteens and teens to protect themselves and others from being trapped in the horrific and violent sex industry. See Preview & Order
The Demanding Justice Benchmark Assessment is an initial assessment of the criminal consequences for those who purchase sex with a minor in the United States since 2008. The study found though 48 states have a CSEC or trafficking law that pertains to buyers and buyers were identified in 47 states, only 18 of those states had a federal or state CSEC or trafficking conviction brought against a buyer.
Designed to inspire and equip advocates and bring accountability to states, this comprehensive law analysis provides an annual Report Card on the sufficiency of child sex trafficking laws in each state and recommendations for improvement. Learn More
An inventory and evaluation of the current shelter and services response to domestic minor sex trafficking.
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.
Published By: International Review of Penal Law
Authors: Linda Smith and Samantha Healy Vardaman
Published By: University of Memphis Law Review
Authors: Samantha Healy Vardaman, Christine Raino
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)