Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Trafficking at the University of Nebraska


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Presented at Second Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Trafficking, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2010. Copyright 2010 Kim Kotrla.


Goals of Session
•Present findings from analysis of 115 cases of minor sex trafficking involving 153 victims
•Discuss implications for policy, practice and prevention

Summary and Purpose of Study
•At least 100,000 U.S. minors trafficked with up to 325,000 more at risk
•Growing awareness about issue
•Limited data about victims themselves
•Present study an attempt to learn more about characteristics of minors trafficked in U.S. for commercial sexual exploitation
•Implications for policy and practice

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