ABSTRACT

Human Trafficking Prevention: Strategies for Runaway and Homeless Youth Settings   [open pdf - 2MB]

From the Executive Summary: "This Issue Brief explores strategies to integrate human trafficking (HT) prevention into Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) programs. These strategies emphasize the vital role that RHY programs can play in the prevention of sex and labor trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. It also highlights the importance of integrating public health, trauma-informed, and positive youth development principles in the development and implementation of HT prevention interventions. Key highlights of this Issue Brief include: [1] Integrating sex and labor trafficking prevention strategies based on the unique experiences, needs, and strengths of RHY. [2] Building local capacity in HT prevention efforts by educating community stakeholders on the intersection of HT, runaway incidents, and youth homelessness. [3] Using existing programmatic frameworks to incorporate HT prevention components into RHY settings. [4] Addressing the root causes and social conditions in which RHY become vulnerable to exploitation, violence, and HT."

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Date:
2020-11
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Public Domain
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U.S. Administration for Children and Families: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/
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pdf
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