The International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA) is an independent, nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of young people and reduce the vulnerability of youth to trafficking and other forms of severe exploitation.
IOFA’s current efforts focus on at-risk youth across the globe, including:
- Orphaned youth aging out of care and young people living in isolation
- Youth living in areas of conflict
- Young people from minority or indigenous groups
- Young people living in extreme poverty
- Trafficked or exploited youth
IOFA’s programs and projects empower and protect vulnerable youth by:
- Organizing effective community response
- Creating youth-participatory and rights-based solutions
- Identifying critical and emerging issues for vulnerable youth living in unstable and impoverished conditions
- Developing research-informed projects and campaigns focusing on vulnerable youth
- Establishing collaborative local partnerships
- Designing curricula and providing training and consultancies on IOFA’s priority issues
- Building the capacity of grassroots organizations and networks
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