Closing the Gaps: The Need to Improve Identification and Services to Child Victims of Trafficking

@article{Godziak2007ClosingTG,
  title={Closing the Gaps: The Need to Improve Identification and Services to Child Victims of Trafficking},
  author={Elżbieta M. Goździak and Margaret MacDonnell},
  journal={Human Organization},
  year={2007},
  volume={66},
  pages={171-184}
}
Human trafficking for sexual exploitation and forced labor is believed to be one of the fastest growing areas of criminal activity. The vast majority of victims of severe forms of trafficking are women and children. The particular vulnerability of child victims, related to biophysiological, social, behavioral, and cognitive phases of the maturity process, distinguishes them from adult victims and underscores the necessity of special attention to their particular needs. In the United States… 

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