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January 2017

The Complexities of Conducting Research on Child Trafficking

Author Affiliations
  • 1Georgia State University, Atlanta
  • 2Center for Law, Health, and Society, Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta
JAMA Pediatr. 2017;171(1):9-10. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.3532

Child trafficking is a significant public health problem in the United States and globally.1 Despite substantial efforts to respond to human trafficking over the past 15 years, there is still relatively little known about its prevalence and effective ways to prevent, identify, and respond to it.2