Reading & Research Recommendations


(Found at your local library or purchased in bookstores.) 

Renting Lacy: A Story of America’s Prostituted Children (A Call to Action) by Linda Smith

Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not For Sale: A Memoir by Rachel Lloyd

Walking Prey: How America’s Youth Are Vulnerable to Sex Slavery by Holly Austin Smith


(Found at the links provided.)

NEW – The Freedom From Sexploitation Agenda, Policy Recommendations on sSex Trafficking, Sexual Violence, Child Exploitation and Pornography, March 17, 2017. Prepared by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation.

University of New Hampshire – Crimes Against Children Research Center: Sex Trafficking Cases Involving Minors, Nov. 2013.

Westchester County Department of Social Services 2013 Safe Harbour New York (Part of ChildRight) Harbour Project/assets/Westchester Safe Harbour proposal.pdf

Westchester County Office of Children & Family Services Human Trafficking page provides information on the elements on HT, myths, laws & prevention.

Fast Facts: CSEC and Minor Trafficking:

The National Human Trafficking Hotline maintains a robust training library:

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: Sextortion form of sexual exploitation that occurs primarily online in which non-physical forms of coercion are utilized, such as blackmail, to acquire sexual content (photos/videos) of the child, obtain money from the child or engage in sex with the child.
Trends Identified in CyberTipLine Sextortion Reports.

ECPAT-USA is the leading anti-trafficking policy organization in the United States. ECPAT-USA belongs to an international network of organizations in 75 countries, all working to end the commercial sexual exploitation of children. Find reports, statistic, videos here:

The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in New York City, Volume One, The CSEC Population in New York City: Size, Characteristics and Needs by the Center for Court Innovation and John Jay College of Criminal Justice. September 2008