Resources to download
Freedom Network (USA)
The Freedom Network (USA) is a coalition of non-governmental organizations that provide services to, and advocate for the rights of, trafficking survivors in the United States. Since the enactment of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (VTVPA), Freedom Network (USA) members have worked closely with trafficked persons to ensure that they receive necessary services guaranteed under the VTVPA and have also been engaged in monitoring implementation of the law. Visit their website and get myriad of legal and informational resources and links.
Sex Trafficking, The Thoughtful Christian
This series written by Martha Bettis-Gee, former Associate for Child Advocacy, explores the scope and definitions of sex trafficking, the power dynamics involved, the role of globalization in the spread of sex trafficking and the role of the internet in the proliferation of pornography and sexual exploitation. Order today
‘Let My People Go’
by Thelma Burgonia-Watson, Horizons Magazine, March/April 2010
This theological and biblical reflection explores the topics of slavery and freedom in light of human trafficking.
End Child Prostitution and Trafficking (ECPAT)
ECPAT is a network of organizations and individuals working together to eliminate the commercial sexual exploitation of children around the world. It aims to protect all children from prostitution, pornography and trafficking for sexual purposes.
- Read the Code of Conduct for the Protect Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism.
- Download the Protect Children in Tourism brochure
- Download the Traveler Survey Report (2009)
- Download the ECPAT– USA response to the 2010 Trafficking in Persons report
‘Collateral Damage: The Impact of Anti-Trafficking Measures Around the World’
Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women
This report examines concerns that some initiatives to stop human trafficking have proved counter-productive for the very people they were supposed to benefit.
The Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) is an alliance of over 100 organizations from Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas working to address human trafficking from a human rights basis. Members are direct service providers, human rights organizations, and groups of migrant workers, domestic workers, sex workers and trafficking survivors. GAATW, whose efforts are supported by Christian groups and human rights foundations, researches and reports on human trafficking patterns and on the impact of anti-trafficking measures as well as advocates for the protection of the rights of trafficked and migrant persons through its members and its special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC) of the United Nations.
Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum Booklet, Coalition of Immokalee Workers
This booklet, which is part of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum exhibit, chronicles the continuous history of slavery in Florida from the revolutionary era to the present day. Various forms of slavery are examined including chattel, debt-bondage, peonage and more.