Human trafficking, particularly sex trafficking, has become a particular point of emphasis in the child welfare field due to the high risk of exploitation for children and youth involved in child welfare. The resources in this section will help child welfare professionals, as well as those from related fields, to better understand the interplay of child welfare and human trafficking and to develop comprehensive responses that assist victims and potential victims.
Administration on Children, Youth and Families Anti-Trafficking Strategy
Offers information on how the Administration on Children, Youth and Families within the Administration for Children and Families of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is confronting the issue of human trafficking and supporting its victims through a variety of collaborations and efforts.
Preventing, Identifying, and Responding to Human Trafficking
Provides information about how agencies, organizations, and individuals can get involved with the effort to prevent human trafficking and identify and support victims.