Youth At Risk

runaways at risk for child sexual exploitation
Child Sex TraffickingYouth At Risk
November 4, 2014

4 Ways to Prevent Sexual Exploitation of Runaway Children

Runaway children are one of the populations most at risk for child sexual exploitation. A recent study on the sexual exploitation of runaway children by the University of Denver found that nearly 10% of runaway children interviewed had reported to…
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100k to 300k children are at risk for child sex trafficking
Technology For GoodYouth At Risk
June 19, 2014

Preventing Child Sex Trafficking: Say Something

When we talk to people about the issue of child abuse imagery and child sex trafficking, the most common response we hear is, “what can I do to help end this problem?” The highlighted programs below are two ways that…
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DeterrenceNewsYouth At Risk
June 4, 2014

We Need Your Help to Call Attention to Youth At Risk

One in eight endangered runaways reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in 2012 were likely sex trafficking victims. Youth at risk, young girls and boys, are lured into sex trafficking every day. How can we put…
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NewsSurvivorsYouth At Risk
April 14, 2014

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month

As we, at Thorn, fight to put an end to child sex trafficking and child pornography, we are acutely aware that child abuse is a critical aspect of both of these crimes. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and we want…
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NewsPartnersYouth At Risk
March 18, 2014

A UN Panel on the Misuse of Technology in the Exploitation of Girls

About 40% of the world’s population is online with approximately 2.7 billion Internet users. Over 100 countries have at least one million Internet users each. New technologies offer a fantastic opportunity for young people to explore, learn, play and communicate…
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