Missing From Care: Preventing and Responding to Sex Trafficking of Youth
MELISSA SNOW, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC).
According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, 1 in 6 of the children reported missing who had run away were likely child sex trafficking victims. This startling figure demonstrates the safety risks and vulnerability facing children who are leaving home or foster care placements. Learn more about how we can work together to locate missing children, and how a trauma-informed and youth-centered recovery plan has the power to impact running behavior.