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


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)



International Women's Day, March 8

International Day for the Right to the Truth, March 24





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)



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


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


Burkina Faso

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



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



Child Trafficking in Togo



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

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

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

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

This report covers all countries.



U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops:

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:

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:

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: 

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:

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


Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution (S.O.A.P.): 

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:

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


Stop Trafficking newsletter:

Provides world-wide information on human trafficking.




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


Walk Free Foundation. The Global Slavery Index, 2013.


U.S. Department of State, Trafficking in Persons Report, June 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.

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:

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.


The Islamic State’s Christian and Yizidi Sex Slaves