Anti-trafficking 

 

 

Nuns on cause of human trafficking: 'Money, money, money!'

As nuns lead fight against trafficking, governments say they're listening

Church’s Teaching Against Consumerism

Consumerism: A Push Factor in Human Trafficking

Sexual Exploitation and Forced Labor

CONSUMERISM: AN UNOBTRUSIVE CATALYST FOR PUSH-AND-PULL FACTORS IN HUMAN TRAFFICKING (Anti-Trafficking in Nigeria)

Anti-trafficking in the Netherlands

Anti-trafficking Kit

The Kit makes a detailed presentation of the phenomenon of trafficking, its nature, magnitude, causes, mechanisms, techniques, global pattern of supply and demand. It has sections with the presentation of theological reflections, the international standards, networks of groups working against trafficking and suggestions for organising workshops on the topic.

 

Notes from the Anti-trafficking Working Group

These resources are useful for information and training, and can be used together with the Trafficking in Women and Children Information and Workshop Kit.

 

(To open the links in the following documents, click on the underlined text)

Palermo Protocol PPT

Update on Anti Trafficking WG Activities

 

January 21, 2015 presentation (PPT)

 

Prayers

International Women's Day, March 8

International Day for the Right to the Truth, March 24

 

Links

 

AFRICA

http://www.protectionproject.org/resources/country-reports/

A human rights report on trafficking in persons.  This website gives brief reports on different African countries. See examples by clicking on the link below. (These reports were produced by The Protection Project of Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC, USA)

 

Angola

http://www.protectionproject.org/...09/Angola_Final_2012.pdf

A Human Rights Report on Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children


Botwana

http://www.protectionproject.org/...ds/2010/09/Botswana2.pdf

A Human Rights Report on Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children

 

Burkina Faso

http://www.protectionproject.org/...2010/09/Burkina-Faso.pdf

A Human Rights Report on Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children

 

Burundi

http://www.protectionproject.org/...oads/2010/09/Burundi.pdf

A Human Rights Report on Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children

 

Togo

http://www.hrw.org/reports/2003/togo0403/togo0403.pdf

Child Trafficking in Togo

 

MORE INFORMATION ON AFRICAN COUNTRIES

The Protection Project Review of The Trafficking in Persons Report, July 2014

by Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC

http://www.protectionproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/TPP-Review-TIP-Report-2014-reduced-5.pdf

This report covers all countries, gives statistics and up-to-date information on trafficking in persons for labour and for sex—the contributing factors, responses of governments, NGOs and other civil society elements engaged in combating human trafficking

 

Trafficking in Persons Report 2014 by the United States of America, Department of State

http://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/2014/index.htm.

This report covers all countries and includes country narratives, relevant international conventions, global law enforcement data, etc.

 

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2012 by UN Office on drugs and crime

http://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/glotip/Trafficking_in_Persons_2012_web.pdf

This report covers all countries.

 

USA

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops: www.usccb.org/about/anti-trafficking-program/index.cfm

The USCCB anti-trafficking provides tools to educate and to advocate for an end to modern slavery.  Materials include "Child Trafficking", "How To Identify A Human Trafficking Victim", "How To Help A Trafficking Victim".

 

Bakhita Initiative: www.bakhitainitiative.com

Connects women religious involved in activities to end human trafficking with a database and visual of cross country contacts to strengthen and unify the efforts of Sisters in the USA.

 

Polaris Project: www.polarisproject.org

This organization works on eradicating all forms of human trafficking and serves victims. Polaris Project operates a 24/7 national hotline: 1-888-3737-888 or text "BeFree" (233733).

 

End Child Prostitution and Trafficking: www.ecpatusa.org 

Promotes the "Code of Conduct" which urges hospitality industry organizations to endorse it, and to train employees to recognize and safely report possible incidences of human trafficking.

 

Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center: www.ipic.org

Provides classroom webinars, prayer resources and faith based presentations on human trafficking.

 

Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution (S.O.A.P.): www.free-international.org/soap.html 

SOAP distributes thousands of bars of soap with the National Human Trafficking Hotline number and key identifying questions FREE to local motels.

 

Truckers Against Trafficking: www.truckersagainsthumantrafficking.org

Educates, equips, empowers and mobilizes members of the trucking and travel plaza industry to combat domestic sex trafficking.

 

Stop Trafficking newsletter: www.stopenslavement.org

Provides world-wide information on human trafficking.

 

 

GLOBAL

Human trafficking is all around you. This is how it works

 

Walk Free Foundation. The Global Slavery Index, 2013. http://www.globalslaveryindex.org/findings

 

U.S. Department of State, Trafficking in Persons Report, June 2014: http://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/2014

Since 2000, the U.S. has produced an annual report on the situation of human trafficking in every country in the world.  

 

International Labor Organization, Profits and Poverty. The Economics of Forced Labour, September, 2014. 

Provides clear definitions of forced labor, trafficking, and slavery, estimates of the numbers of victims, and the economic gains of the traffickers.

 

Combating trafficking in persons: a call to action for global health professionals. http://dx.doi.org/10.9745/GHSP-D-13-00142

Provides an overview of the crime of human trafficking, terminology, common manifestations and health consequences, and suggestions for how global health professionals can contribute to ending modern slavery. 

CdeBaca L, Sigmon JN.  Glob Health Sci Pact. 014;2(3):261-267.

 

Trafficking of adult men in the Europe and Eurasia region: final report.  Washington (DC):  Creative Associates International; 2010.  Co-published by JBS International.  Available from:  pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/Pnadw368.pdf

Cited in:  CdeBaca L, Sigmon JN.  Glob Health Sci Pact. 014;2(3):261-267.

 

Help Line for Trafficking Victims

Madrid-Spain: Proyecto Esperanza, Madrid, of the Suore Adoratrice.  A mobile phone: 607-542-515.

 

Romania: This is a free number of the National Agency against Trafficking of Persons (ANITP)  0-800-800-68.

 

USA: For information or reporting of a suspected victim of trafficking, you can phone, free, the Human Trafficking and Referral Hotline: 1-888-373-7888.

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