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Child trafficking

OVC FY 2023 Improving Outcomes for
Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking

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This program intends to improve outcomes for children and youth who are victims of human trafficking by—

  • integrating human trafficking policy and programming at the state or Tribal level; and
  • encouraging coordinated, multidisciplinary, and statewide approaches to serving trafficked youth.

OVC Anti-Trafficking Commemorative Event

January 2023

In recognition of January’s National Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month, we hosted this 20th Anniversary Commemoration of OVC’s Anti-Trafficking Programs event.

The event theme is Collaboration, Transformation, and Impact: 20 Years of OVC’s Anti-Trafficking Efforts, which highlights grantees’ impact on the lives of thousands of trafficking survivors over two decades of OVC funding, assistance and support, while also looking to the future as the Department of Justice’s response to human trafficking continues to evolve.

Collaboration: 20 Years of OVC’s Anti-Trafficking Efforts

January 2023

This video acknowledges the partnerships that have been created through OVC anti-trafficking funding over the last 20 years.

It highlights efforts to strengthen collaborations with survivor leaders; establish partnerships; reduce barriers to care and services; and provide a more coordinated and victim-centered response.

Transformation: 20 Years of OVC’s Anti-Trafficking Efforts

January 2023

This video reflects on the changes, growth, and lessons learned over the years, with a look to the future as federal anti-trafficking efforts continue to evolve.

Learn how OVC anti-trafficking programing has helped ensure quality services are available and accessible to survivors.

View a New Guide to Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking

This January marks 20 years of OVC’s anti-trafficking efforts. In recognition of these efforts, OVC has released a Commemoration Guide to support the field in its efforts to raise awareness for human trafficking victims’ rights and services.

Attend a Free Virtual Human Trafficking Youth Forum

Learn how to talk to youth about online safety, understand human trafficking trends and how they affect the youth population, and discover available government resources for youth victims and individuals working with youth.