Report: homeless youth face high risk of human trafficking

Nearly one in five young people experiencing homelessness were the victims of human trafficking, according to a report from Loyola University New OrleansModern Slavery Research Project. The project team interviewed 641 "homeless and runaway youth" between ages 17-24 who had received care from Covenant House shelters, transitional living centers, apartment programs and drop-in centers at 10 North American cities, including New Orleans.The report — using a federal definition of human...

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