Publication Date

1-28-2015

Abstract

[Excerpt] This report provides an overview of sex trafficking of children in the United States. It first conceptualizes the issue, discussing the victims and perpetrators involved. It then outlines the federal response to investigating and prosecuting perpetrators as well as providing services to victims. The report concludes with a discussion of select issues concerning the federal response to sex trafficking of minors in the United States.

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Suggested Citation
Finklea, K., Fernandes-Alcantara, A., & Siskin, A. (2015). Sex trafficking of children in the United States: Overview and issues for Congress. Washington, DC: Congressional Research Service.

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