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National Academies Release Victim and Support Services Guide about Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Children

June 25, 2014

IOM GuideThe Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council have released a guide for victim and support service providers summarizing their report "Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States." The OJJDP-sponsored report examines current approaches addressing commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of children. The guide highlights information relevant for providers of victim and support services and includes key terms, risk factors, emerging service strategies, challenges of providing services, and recommendations for preventing, identifying, and responding to these crimes.


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Learn more about OJJDP's programs and resources addressing commercial sexual exploitation of children.