Rights4Girls is a human rights organization focused on gender-based violence and its impact on marginalized young women and girls in the U.S. They work to educate Members of Congress, policymakers, the judiciary, and the public on domestic child sex trafficking and its intersection with both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. They also advocate for the importance of addressing demand as part of an overall strategy to eliminate child sex trafficking in the U.S. Together with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, they developed and launched a Judicial Institute to train juvenile and dependency court judges across the country to improve outcomes for child sex trafficking victims. Rights4Girls strives to make the lives of young women and girls a human rights priority so that every girl may possess the right to live a life free of violence and exploitation.

AEquitas and Rights4Girls are both committed to improving the criminal justice response to violence against women and girls and collaborate on the development of resources as well as the provision of technical assistance and trainings.

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