Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) & Human Trafficking
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC)
- CSEC Model Protocol (PDF)
Institute of Medicine: The health arm of the National Academy of
Sciences, IOM asks and answers the nation’s most pressing questions about
health and health care. 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.
- Safe Place is a program that quickly connects youth in crisis to help, through a network of local businesses designated as “Safe Places.” A teen in crisis can call 1 (800) 422-TEEN to connect directly with a Safe Place Coordinator.
Also see: King County Safe Place on Facebook
Human Trafficking refers to
forced labor, a situation in which victims are forced to work against their own
will, under the threat of violence or some other form of punishment. Victims
have their freedom restricted and a degree of ownership is exerted over them.
Information resources for recognition, prevention and intervention in cases of
CSEC and human trafficking.
Washington Engage is an organization which seeks to eradicate sex and labor trafficking in Washington State by providing knowledge and tools for organizations and individuals to fight it within their own spheres of influence.