Activity

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


Type: Consensus Study
Topics: Children, Youth and Families, Select Populations and Health Disparities, Public Health
Board: Board on Children, Youth, and Families

Activity Description

The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has requested that the IOM and the National Research Council's Committee on Law and Justice study commercial sexual exploitation of children and sex trafficking of minors in the United States. This study will examine current approaches to addressing the problem at the local, state, and federal levels and investigate the causes and consequences of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors for both victims and offenders. The study committee will make recommendations that will inform future policy and practices within law enforcement, human services, and health care agencies.

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