Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States

Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States

(2013)

Paperback
478 pages | 6 x 9
978-0-309-28655-8

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Paperback
478 pages | 6 x 9
978-0-309-28655-8

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Authors

Ellen Wright Clayton, Richard D. Krugman, and Patti Simon, Editors; Committee on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States; Board on Children, Youth, and Families (BOCYF); Committee on Law and Justice; Institute of Medicine (IOM); National Research Council

Suggested Citation

Institute of Medicine and National Research Council. Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2013.

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    Based on the report, this infographic shows how schools, police, victim services, businesses, the legal system, and health care can play a role in preventing, identifying, and responding to these crimes.

Watch Video: Confronting Commercial Exploitation and Trafficking of Minors in the US
Every day in the United States, children and adolescents are victims of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. Despite the serious and long-term consequences for victims as well as their families, communities, and society, efforts to prevent, identify, and respond to these crimes are largely under supported, inefficient, uncoordinated, and unevaluated.


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