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EP5: The dynamics of gender, youth and exploitation

EP5: The dynamics of gender, youth and exploitation

Update: 2021-11-11


This episode focuses on youth who are experiencing trafficking and sexual exploitation. The Traffik Report Collective gathers to ask: do we have to think about human trafficking differently when youth are involved? What does trafficking look like for girls and teens? And what has shifted during the pandemic? As front-line workers, how is advocating for youth different from advocating for adults? What are some of the challenges in supporting youth and what are some best practices?

Hosted by Elvira Truglia and Fay Faraday

Click on the 'Transcript' tab to read the show transcript.Link to the show transcript here.


Binesiwag Center for Wellness (Fort Frances) (services rooted in Indigenous holistic wellness and direct support to 2SLGBTIAA+ folx, women and girls)

Fort Frances Tribal Health Authority (Fort Frances) (supporting Indigenous women and youth)

Mouvement contre le viol et l’inceste (Montreal) (supporting survivors of gender-based violence)

Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc. (Ndinawe) (Winnipeg) (supporting Indigenous youth)

PLEA Community Services Society of BC (Vancouver) (supporting youth experiencing or at risk of trafficking in BC)

YWCA Halifax (supporting women and youth in Nova Scotia)

FCJ Refugee Centre, Youth Alliance Against Human Trafficking (Toronto) (support for migrant youth at-risk of and in conditions of labour and sex exploitation) 

National (supporting urban, rural, Northern & remote communities)

CCR Youth Network:  The Youth Network gives refugee and newcomer youth a voice to address challenges faced by newcomer youth and a space to share ideas on how to meet these challenges.

Canadian Women’s Foundation 

Girls Action Foundation has developed a series of publications and resources for girls' programmers and young leaders that are available to consult and download on-line. Viist their resource centre.

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Credits: This podcast is produced by Elvira Truglia and Fay Faraday. We thank the Canadian Women’s Foundation for their financial support which has made this work possible.


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EP5: The dynamics of gender, youth and exploitation

EP5: The dynamics of gender, youth and exploitation

Elvira Truglia & Fay Faraday