4 questions answered on sex trafficking in the US

The revelations about billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sex trafficking girls, paint a grim picture of sex trafficking in the U.S. The buying and selling of human beings is strong in America more than 150 years ...

The role of race in police contact among homeless youth

More than 1.7 million U.S. youth experience homelessness each year, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Homeless youth are at an increased risk of being stopped by police and arrested, yet it is unclear if this interaction ...

One in 10 young adults experience homelessness during one year

A groundbreaking study released Nov. 15 by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago reveals one in 10 young adults between the ages of 18 and 25, and at least one in 30 adolescents between the ages of 13 and 17, experience ...

Can AI prevent the spread of HIV in homeless youth?

There are nearly 2 million youth who spend at least one night homeless each year in the United States. An estimated 7 percent of homeless youth are likely to be HIV positive.

Study charts young people's journey into homelessness

New research from TCD's Children's Research Centre provides an in-depth understanding of the process of youth homelessness. Young People's Homeless and Housing Pathways: Key Findings from a 6-year Qualitative Longitudinal ...

Youth homeless study looks at community costs

On World Homeless Day researchers from Swinburne University of Technology and the University of Western Australia (UWA) have found young homeless Australians are spending up to five months sleeping on a friend or relative's ...

Family largely ignored in Canada's response to youth homelessness

The role of family in ending youth homelessness is largely ignored in Canada, according to a report released today by York University, though there is evidence that family reconnection works in Australia and the United Kingdom ...

Homeless youths most often victims of crime: study

Homeless young people are victims of crime at rates that society would consider unacceptable for any other group, according to a new report by researchers at York University and the University of Guelph.

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