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Sex Trafficking and Sexual Abuse Education Programs
California’s Forgotten Children documentary sparks a meaningful conversation about child sex trafficking and empowers the next generation of advocates to address this epidemic. Along with the documentary we provide a comprehensive guidebook with information on keeping safe and where students can get help, classroom activities and discussion questions, and resources for young advocates to help their community.
Three nonprofit organizations have joined together in the fight against human trafficking. Lover Never Fails, 3Strands, Frederick Douglass Project joint mission is to reduce the vulnerability of children by identifying and preventing human trafficking using a standardized trauma informed education curriculum and systematic delivery methodology.
Not a #Number is an interactive, five-module prevention curriculum designed to teach youth how to protect themselves from human trafficking and exploitation through information, critical thinking, and skill development. Not a #Number uses a holistic approach focusing on respect, empathy, individual strengths, and the relationship between personal and societal pressures that create or increase vulnerabilities.
Resources A21 has developed to reach the vulnerable and equip students in the fight for freedom.
One of the absolute most important things we can do to prevent trafficking is to educate youth. As we empower young people to recognize the lures used by traffickers, we prevent future exploitation and increase the number of young people recognizing and responding to potential trafficking situations they encounter. Additionally, as we educate youth about commercial sex trade, we drive down future demand for commercial sex and add to the next generation of abolitionists.
The best way to end domestic sex trafficking is to STOP IT BEFORE IT STARTS. Prevention education is key. In this powerful presentation, youth will learn about domestic sex trafficking and leave feeling empowered to keep themselves and their friends safe.
Is an eleven-unit curriculum empowers youth to have healthy relationships by providing information about power and control, elements of healthy relationships and healthy sexuality, and media literacy as well as education on sexual harassment, sexual assault, and dating violence.
WEAVE works to build a community that does not tolerate sexual assault, domestic violence and sex trafficking and provides survivors with the support they need to be safe and thrive.
Center for Domestic Peace has a long history of engaging youth, men, and members of different community groups (including workplaces and faith leaders) in prevention and organizing efforts designed to end violence against women and girls, domestic violence, teen dating abuse and bullying.
Ending The Game© is a 1st-of-its-kind “coercion resiliency” curriculum that reduces feelings of attachment to traffickers and/or a lifestyle characterized by commercial sexual exploitation, thereby reducing the rate of recidivism among sex trafficking survivors.
The Empower Youth Program is a five-module curriculum that can be used by anyone who provides services directly to youth, such as teachers, youth program directors, counselors, mentors, therapists, and more. It has two chief objectives: to equip youth with personal safety strategies, and to nurture their empathy for others.
The Prevention Project believes that in order to eradicate Human Trafficking, the selling of human beings for profit, we must educate young people on the lures of trafficking, and invest in character and leadership development; so we not only prevent sex trafficking from occurring, but create and equip leaders to bring a lasting change for our communities and beyond.
Through educating high-risk girls and boys about their rights and resources in the classroom, the curriculum both empowers and motivates students with the knowledge, communication skills, and community resources to keep themselves safe from exploitation and trafficking and to become peer educators who will “tell their friends,” families, and communities how to do the same.
Empowers communities of advocates through training, curriculum development to create support for young people escaping the commercial sex industry.
Deceptions is an interactive school-based awareness curriculum for youth in middle and high schools. This curriculum provides tools and builds awareness in exposing the lures of child sex trafficking and internet dangers. The true story of a sex trafficking survivor is utilized to teach students about healthy relationships and boundaries as well as how to protect themselves and others from this form of modern day slavery.
The Love Trap” teaches school administrators, teachers, parents, and teenagers how predators identify a potential victim, the methods they use to recruit innocent kids, how parents can recognize the signs that their child may be being recruited, and, most importantly, it teaches a young person how to protect themselves so they will not become a victim of human trafficking.
Survivors for Solutions (S4S) was created to advocate for peer-led services and programs, survivor-informed policies at all levels of government, and provide best practices consultation to governments, non-profits and institutions.
10 Actions X 10 Issues: Get the Facts, Demand Change gives 100 simple, clear steps people can take to address sexual exploitation. Get ideas for raising awareness, volunteering, becoming an advocate for change, and continually learning about issues of sexual exploitation.