Library for General Public

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement

Fact Sheets, prepared for Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)

Fact Sheets discussing: (1) National Human Trafficking Resource Center; (2) Human Trafficking (Definition, How Victims are Trafficked; Trafficking vs. Smuggling); (3) Sex Trafficking; (4) Labor Trafficking (Forms, Identifying Victims, Health Impacts); (5) Victim Assistance (Benefits and Services Available to Victims, Temporary Immigration Status and Relief); (6) Federal Efforts to Assist Victims of Human Trafficking; (7) Certification for Adult Victims of Trafficking (T Visa, Continued Presence); (8) Child Victims of Human Trafficking (Definition, Identification, Reporting, Assistance).

Additional Relevant Links:

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/resource/fact-sheet-human-trafficking

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/resource/fact-sheet-sex-trafficking-english

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/resource/fact-sheet-labor-trafficking-english

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/resource/fact-sheet-victim-assistance-english

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/resource/fact-sheet-federal-efforts-to-assist-victims-of-human-trafficking

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/resource/fact-sheet-certification-for-adult-victims-of-trafficking

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/resource/fact-sheet-child-victims-of-human-trafficking

Abt Associates, Inc.

Final Report on the Evaluation of the First Offender Prostitution Program, Abt Associates, Inc., prepared for Office of Research and Evaluation, National Institute of Justice

M. Shively, et al. — March 7, 2008

The First Offender Prostitution Program (FOPP) is designed to reduce the demand for commercial sex/human trafficking in San Francisco by educating men arrested for soliciting prostitutes (“johns”) about the negative consequences of prostitution. Eligible arrestees have the choice of paying a fee and attending a one-day class (“john school”), or being prosecuted. Findings include FOPP: (1) Has been effective in substantially reducing recidivism among men arrested for soliciting prostituted women; (2) Is cost-effective; and (3) Is transferable, having been successfully replicated in other locations.

National Opinion Research Center (NORC)

Finding Victims of Human Trafficking, National Opinion Research Center (NORC) of the University of Chicago presented to National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

P. Newton, T. Mulcahy, S. Martin — October 2008, University of Chicago

Discusses: (1) Definition of human trafficking; (2) Persons engaged in human trafficking; (3) Challenges to identifying and working with victims; (4) Recognizing signs and symptoms; (5) Willingness to prosecute trafficking cases; (6) Overcoming barriers to assisting labor trafficking victims; (7) Demographic characteristics of persons engaged in human trafficking; (8) Demographic characteristics of perpetrators of human trafficking; (9) Criminal justice system intervention; (9) Comparisons between sex trafficking and work in the sex industry; (10) Estimated dollar amount from commercial sex economy; (11) Recommendations.

Additional Relevant Links: http://www3.norc.org/projects/Finding+Victims+of+Human+Trafficking.htm; http://www.norc.org/Experts/Pages/timothy-mulcahy.aspx

Free the Slaves

Free the Slaves Website

Discusses: (1) About Slavery; (2) Interactive Slavery Map; (3) Survivors Stories; (4) Activists Speak; (5) Ending Slavery: The Plan; (6) Modern Slavery; (7) Glossary/FAQ. Additional Relevant Links: https://www.freetheslaves.net/SSLPage.aspx?pid=375

Laws of Georgia

Georgia House Bill 141

Enacted, Effective Date: May 6, 2013

(1) Requires certain businesses/establishments to post model notice to enable human trafficking victims to obtain help/services; (2) Requires Georgia Bureau of Investigation to develop/post the model notice on its website; (3) Provides penalties for traffickers.

Walk Free Foundation

Global Slavery Index 2013

Walk Free Foundation — October 17, 2013

“This is the first edition of the Global Slavery Index. It is the first Index of its kind – providing an estimate, country by country, of the number of people living in modern slavery today.” The Index: (1) measures the size of the modern slavery problem, country by country; provides a quantitative ranking of 162 countries around the world according to the estimated prevalence of slavery (i.e., estimated percentage of enslaved people in the national population at a point in time); (2) Examines the risk factors and outlines the strength of the government responses in the fight against modern slavery. The estimated number of enslaved in the U.S. is 57.000-63,000.

Facebook

Half The Sky Movement: The Game

“Half the Sky Movement: The Game is the first Facebook game with direct virtual to real-life translation; the tasks and issues portrayed in the game all have a real-world equivalent in donations and social action opportunities. Players will embark on a global journey which begins in India, and moves on to Kenya, Vietnam, and Afghanistan, ending in the U.S. Along the way, players will meet different characters and take action in a very simple way by unlocking funds from the game’s sponsors to make direct impact.”