Human Trafficking Awareness

Human Trafficking

Welcome to your online learning experience. This site has a collection of TED talks, podcasts, interviews, videos, and articles all designed to help you understand what is human trafficking and what you can do about it. This site also has a collection of resources and great non-profits.

1. TED Talks (3 different talks):

2. Listen to a local former slave -11 minute interview 10-13-14 To hear this interview please click on the small blue arrow on the far right

The Making of a Girl

3. From Vanguard Center for Women & Justice ~ Ending Human Trafficking #106

4. STTI Article Nurses Need Greater Awareness of Sex Trafficking

5. Learn to identify signs & symptoms of victims at the Polaris Project.

Please add the National Anti-Human Trafficking Hotline into your phone & rehearse your response - What will you do?

Hotline: 1-888 373 7888

6. Please explore the following interactive link & app. They incorporate reliable research about our supply chain. Knowledge is power, buy choosing wisely we can shop to make a difference. We can also ask retailers about their supply chain.

To report suspected human trafficking: 1-866-347-2423

To get help from the National Human Trafficking Hotline:

1-888-373-7888 or text HELP or INFO to BeFree (233733)

Additional Resources:

Tips & Tools from the U.S. State Department:

An incredible, inspirational TED Talk:

Great Non-Profits - Making a Positive Difference in the Fight to End Trafficking:

Excellent Information & Resources:

General Trafficking Information

Human Trafficking 101

This content pack includes the following documents:

      • Human Trafficking Cheat Sheet
      • Common Myths and Misconceptions
      • Human Trafficking Statistics
      • Types of Trafficking Cases in the US
      • Potential Trafficking Indicators
      • Understanding Victims’ Mindsets
      • The AMP Model
      • Federal Sex Trafficking Cases 2000-2008
      • Labor Trafficking & Forced Labor Cases

Resources for Health Care Professionals

Health Care Professionals and Human Trafficking

This content pack includes the following documents:

      • Medical Assessment Tool
      • At-a-glance for Medical Professionals
      • Potential Trafficking Indicators
      • Understanding Victims’ Mindsets
      • Human Trafficking Power and Control Wheel

Medical Service Providers

This content pack includes the following documents:

      • Direct Assistance for Trafficking Victims
      • WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations
      • Guide for Health Providers
      • HHS-ASPE Human Trafficking: A Review of the Literature
      • HHS-ASPE Facilities for Minor Victims of Domestic Sex Trafficking
      • CoNEHT Victim Services Protocols

Additional Online Resources

Additional Resources from Polaris and NHTRC

The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) provides several online interactive trainings and pre-recorded webinars. There are trainings specific to law enforcement and service providers that are also located on the NHTRC website. The website also provides various statistics, information on local organizations, as well as anti-trafficking efforts and legislation.

If you are interested in receiving regular updates from Polaris or the NHTRC, please click here.