"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."  - Nelson Mandela

Recommended books and articles to help you build a strong understanding of what trafficking is and how to best combat it:

Read Girls Like Us, the bestselling book by Rachel Lloyd, founder of GEMS in New York and a survivor of sex trafficking. ORDER HERE

Read Renting Lacy, an incredible book featuring information on sex trafficking and real-life accounts. ORDER HERE


Read Made in the USA, a powerful book that sheds light on minor sex trafficking in America. ORDER HERE

Read the Arizona Field Assessment on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking by Shared Hope International to learn about what our state is doing to support survivors and combat DMST. CLICK HERE.

Additionally, CLICK HERE, to access Shared Hope's Fact Sheet for Arizona on DMST


Read the 2013  Trafficking in Persons Report released by the state department, a comprehensive evaluation of every nation and gain a more global perspective. CLICK HERE.

Read the U.S. Dept. of Justice’s 2010 National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention & Interdiction. A report on the domestic prostitution of children and child porn,  along with governmental and NGOs strategies. CLICK HERE

Read Demanding Justice Arizona (2015), a field assessment of demand deterrence and enforcement and justice for victims. CLICK HERE