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Labor Trafficking Fact Sheet: Labor Trafficking Fact Sheet: FBOs working with vulnerable populations, especially immigrants, may come into contact with victims of labor trafficking. This fact sheet defines the laws surrounding this and offers counsel.
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FBOs and Human Trafficking: FBOs and Human Trafficking: These brief vignettes on how some FBOs are combating the growing human trafficking problem may well help you prioritize how you can most effectively address this concern, even with limited time and resources.
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"Must Read" Articles on Human Trafficking: "Must Read" Articles on Human Trafficking: FBO practitioners working with vulnerable populations, especially immigrants, refugees, and runaway youth, can read these articles from the secular and religious press to gain understanding of human trafficking in the US and its relevance to their daily work.
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Sex Trafficking Fact Sheet: Sex Trafficking Fact Sheet: FBOs engaged in ministry to vulnerable populations including immigrant families and youth runaways can educate themselves about sex trafficking with this basic fact sheet.
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Types of Available Victim Assistance: Types of Available Victim Assistance: FBOs that encounter victims of human trafficking can connect them to a variety of forms of governmental assistance, as described in this short article.
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Human Trafficking Fact Sheet: Human Trafficking Fact Sheet: Faith-based practitioners working among vulnerable populations and especially among immigrants can acquaint themselves with some basics on human trafficking through this brief fact sheet.
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Recommended Books
Three Tales of Slavery in the USA/Tres Historias de Esclavitud en EEUU: Three Tales of Slavery in the USA/Tres Historias de Esclavitud en EEUU: This bilingual comic book (English and Spanish) shows three forms of human trafficking using simple language and clear pictures.
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Health Care Provider Brochure: Health Care Provider Brochure: A ready-to-distribute brochure created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services appropriate to use to train health care providers about human trafficking or to place in waiting rooms.
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Toolkit for Social Service Organizations: Toolkit for Social Service Organizations: Social service practitioners can use the information and resources in this toolkit to help them understand human trafficking, spot victims, and seek aid.
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Disposable People: Disposable People: This book provides an in-depth analysis of modern day slavery and the way it is intertwined with the world’s economy. Pitched at an advanced (rather than introductory) level, it offers a comprehensive analysis of the many and varied forces behind human trafficking.
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Toolkit for Health Care Providers: Toolkit for Health Care Providers: Practitioners in faith-based health clinics serving low income patients will find this HHS toolkit helpful in raising awareness about human trafficking. It offers medical personnel practical suggestions on identifying and treating victims of trafficking.
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Community Member’s Guide to Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery: Community Member’s Guide to Fighting Human Trafficking and Slavery: This powerful and informative overview of the problem of human trafficking in the U.S. is an extremely helpful resource for those unfamiliar with the problem and with preventative and ameliorative actions that can be taken.
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Good News About Injustice: Good News About Injustice: This book focuses on human rights conditions across the world and touches on stories of human trafficking, forced labor, and child sexual exploitation. The good news about injustice is that God is against it and is calling the body of Christ to action on His behalf.
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Health Care Provider Pocket Assessment Card: Health Care Provider Pocket Assessment Card: This is a template for a 3x5 index card for health care providers to carry in their pocket to have assessment clues and questions handy at all times.
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Trafficking in Persons: A Guide for Non-Governmental Organizations: Trafficking in Persons: A Guide for Non-Governmental Organizations: When practitioners suspect that they have encountered a victim of human trafficking, this Q&A guide will assist them in knowing what to do and where to get help.
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Education Pack on Human Trafficking: Education Pack: This curriculum on human trafficking contains many activities, projects, fact sheets, quizzes, pictures and illustrations geared towards students from upper elementary through high school. The material is easily adaptable for individual lessons and youth group activities.
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Recommended Links
Captive Daughters: Captive Daughters: This website is dedicated to ending the sex trafficking of children and focuses on the exploitation of girls and female adolescents. They provide information on sex tourism, links to other organizations and government websites, articles and a reading list.
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ECPAT-USA: ECPAT-USA: The primary focus of this organization is ending child prostitution, child pornography, and trafficking of children for sexual purposes in the United States. This website focuses on education, relevant resources, and advocacy.
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Free The Slaves: Free The Slaves: This website is dedicated to ending modern-day slavery and has many free downloadable forms and educational materials.
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Captive Daughters

Free The Slaves

ECPAT-USA

FBOs and Human Trafficking

"Must Read" Articles on Human Trafficking