➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: & Canada: Human Trafficking’s High Toll on Homeless Youth
US News & World Report – April 17, 2017
In the U.S. and Canada, nearly one-fifth of homeless youth are victims of human trafficking, according to new studies. Of 911 homeless young adults interviewed between February 2014 and March 2017, about 20 percent reported being trafficked for sex, labor or both. The majority, 15 percent, were trafficked for sex, 7.4 percent were trafficked for labor, and 3 percent were trafficked for both.
Report: Labor and Sex Trafficking Among Homeless Youth: https://www.covenanthouse.org/landing/trafficking/