NCFY Recommends: MTV and GEMS Team up to Stop Human Trafficking


Research suggests that a runaway girl will be approached by a pimp within her first 48 hours on the street. A new campaign from MTV and three leading organizations in the fight to expose and end human trafficking can help youth workers understand commercial sexual exploitation and protect young people from it.

The Against Our Will Campaign combines the expertise and collective knowledge of the advocacy groups Free the Slaves, GEMS and Polaris Project. Its resources include:

Additional Resources

NCFY has tackled human trafficking in an award-winning podcast about one young woman who escaped prostitution with the help of GEMS, and in our short brochure written specifically for youth workers, "Bought and Sold."

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