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National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month

What Is Human Trafficking?

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. This crime occurs when a trafficker uses force, fraud or coercion to control another person for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or soliciting labor or services against his/her will. Force, fraud, or coercion need not be present if the individual engaging in commercial sex is under 18 years of age. - National Human Trafficking Hotline

 

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Spot the Signs of Human Trafficking
Victims are often hidden away, but it is possible you will encounter individuals or situations of concern. Knowing how to ‘spot the signs’ could save lives. The indicators below should be considered together and even if you are able to apply one or two or even three of the indicators to a person they are not necessarily trafficked. However, if you have any suspicions about human trafficking in your area you should report it. - Hope for Justice

National Human Trafficking Hotline

Provides information, statistics, and a way to GET HELP. "The NHTH can help connect victims with service providers in the area and provides training, technical assistance, and other resources. The NHTH is a national, toll-free hotline available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. The NHTH is not a law enforcement or immigration authority and is operated by a nongovernmental organization funded by the Federal government." - Blue Campaign, How to identify a victim

Myths & Facts from the National Human Trafficking Hotline

Common Health Problems Seen in Victims of Human Trafficking from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Blue Campaign 
Created by the Department of Homeland Security, "Blue Campaign is a national public awareness campaign, designed to educate the public, law enforcement and other industry partners to recognize the indicators of human trafficking, and how to appropriately respond to possible cases. Blue Campaign works closely with DHS Components to create general awareness training and materials for law enforcement and others to increase detection of human trafficking, and to identify victims."

RELATED TITLES AT THE SJR STATE LIBRARY

What is Human Trafficking? - Video from Blue Campaign

Upcoming Wellness Events

 

Events related to addressing power-based personal violence are categorized on our events calendar under Wellness. Visit our Wellness guide for additional information. 

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