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Children Exposed to Violence

Children’s exposure to violence typically refers to children who witness or are victimized by violence. This includes physical assault, peer victimization, sexual victimization, child abuse and maltreatment, as well as witnessing (seeing or hearing) in the home, school, or community.  Exposure to violence, particularly multiple exposures, can interfere with a child’s physical, emotional, and intellectual development.

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Compendium of Research on Children Exposed To Violence (CEV) 2010-2015, NIJ, June 2016
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Youth Involvement in the Sex Trade: A National Study, OJJDP-Sponsored, March 2016
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in Atlantic City, OJJDP-Sponsored, March 2016
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in Chicago: Issues in Youth Poverty and Homelessness, OJJDP-Sponsored, March 2016
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in North Texas: Shattered Lives, OJJDP-Sponsored, March 2016
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