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Youth Experiences Survey (YES) Report 2020

Author: Arizona State University, Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research Year: 2020 Outline: This study explores the life experiences of 167 homeless young adults (ages 18 to 25) from around Arizona including their experiences of sex trafficking and labor exploitation. The year 2020 has presented unique challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic created additional critical barriers to […]

Youth Experiences Survey (YES) Report 2019

Author: Arizona State University, Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research Year: 2019 Outline: This study explores the life experiences of 167 homeless young adults (ages 18 to 25) from around Arizona including their experiences of sex trafficking and labor exploitation. This is the sixth year collecting this survey from homeless young adults in Arizona and […]

Who Is Buying Sex? A Look at the Demand Side of Sex Trafficking

This month, two women in Springfield, Massachusetts, pled guilty to participating in a conspiracy to traffic a “stable” of women addicted to heroin. The victims were recruited from the women’s jail in nearby Chicopee and paid in heroin. This is only one of dozens of stories you might find in recent news. The regular and […]