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Resources

*Disclaimer: Human Trafficking is a complex crime that is characterized by its secretive nature and subtle execution. This makes garnering and keeping exact statistics difficult. While the numbers may vary, the issue of Human Trafficking is unanimously conceded as being the fastest growing crime in the world. The following sources will assist you in your study in the scope and specifics of the problem.

 

Studies and Reports:

  1. Trafficking in Persons Report (TIPR) | 2019

https://www.state.gov/reports/2019-trafficking-in-persons-report/

  1. How to Identify Potential Victims of Trafficking (Polaris) | 2019

https://polarisproject.org/sites/default/files/%E2%80%8BHow%20to%20Identify%20Potential%20Victims%20of%20Human%20Trafficking.pdf

  1. Survivor Insights: The Role of Technology in Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking | 2018

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5501fe78e4b004aea0df799c/t/5a5d71379140b7de43a7a1f2/1516073298068/Thorn_Survivor_Insights_DMST_2018.pdf

  1. A Six Year Analysis of Sex Traffickers of Minors| ASU 2017

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5501fe78e4b004aea0df799c/t/58f6cd3e03596edd09d0701b/1492569422937/ASU+Sex+Traffickers+of+Minors+Six+Year+Study+Full+Report+April+2017.pdf

  1. Oklahoma Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking | 2016

https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/otip/oklahoma_profile_efforts_to_combat_human_trafficking.pdf

  1. Estimating the Size and Structure of the Underground Commercial Sex Economy in Eight Major US Cities | 2014

https://www.urban.org/research/publication/estimating-size-and-structure-underground-commercial-sex-economy-eight-major-us-cities/view/full_report

  1. The Typology of Modern Slavery | 2017

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5501fe78e4b004aea0df799c/t/58f6ca75197aea4e20151bf7/1492568738340/Polaris-Typology-of-Modern-Slavery.pdf

  1. A Report on the Use of Technology to Recruit, Groom, and Sell Minor Sex Trafficking Victims | 2015

https://www.thorn.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Survivor_Survey_r5.pdf

  1. National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking | 2017

https://www.justice.gov/humantrafficking/page/file/922791/download

  1. R. 3372 – Adam Walsh Act
https://www.justice.gov/archive/olp/pdf/adam_walsh_act.pdf
 
 

Websites and Organizations:

  1. Polaris

https://polarisproject.org/human-trafficking

  1. Human Trafficking Numbers

https://www.humanrightsfirst.org/resource/human-trafficking-numbers

  1. Department of Health and Human Services Identification Chart for LEOs

https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/orr/tips_for_identifying_the_crime_of_human_trafficking.pdf

  1. Shared Hope International

https://sharedhope.org/

  1. Fight the New Drug

https://fightthenewdrug.org/stopthedemand/

  1. Human Trafficking Center

https://humantraffickingcenter.org/

  1. Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking

https://www.castla.org/

  1. The Exodus Road

https://theexodusroad.com/

  1. Love 146: Child Exploitation

https://love146.org/

  1. Traffick911

https://www.traffick911.com/


Human Trafficking Videos

*When researching human trafficking, it is important to make sure the content you are viewing is credible. Below you will find several video resources that contain accurate information. Some videos contain sensitive and mature content. These videos will be outlined in red for your viewing convenience. 

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