Training and Organizational Resources for NGOs

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911 Emergency

For urgent situations, notify local law enforcement immediately by calling 911. You may also want to alert the National Human Trafficking Resource Center described below so that they can ensure response by law enforcement officials knowledgeable about human trafficking.

1-888-3737-888 National Human Trafficking Resource Center

Call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, a national 24-hour, toll-free, multilingual anti-trafficking hotline. Call 1-888-3737-888 or text INFO or HELP to BeFree (233733) to report a tip; connect with anti-trafficking services in your area; or request training and technical assistance, general information, or specific anti-trafficking resources. The Center is equipped to handle calls from all regions of the United States from a wide range of callers including, but not limited to: potential trafficking victims, community members, law enforcement, medical professionals, legal professionals, service providers, researchers, students, and policymakers.

1-888-428-7581 U.S. Department of Justice Worker Exploitation Complaint Line

Call the U.S. Department of Justice’s dedicated human trafficking toll-free complaint line at 1-888-428-7581 (weekdays 9 AM – 5 PM EST) to report suspected instances of human trafficking or worker exploitation or contact the FBI field office nearest you .This call is toll-free and offers foreign language translation services in most languages as well as TTY. After business hours, the complaint line has a message service in English, Spanish, Russian, and Mandarin.

18 Myths On Prostitution (PDF, European Women’s Lobby)

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

Human Trafficking “Coffee Break” Training (PDF, 1 page – 250 KB).

Human Trafficking Indicators Card (PDF – 2 pages, 591 KB)

Human Trafficking Indicators – HHS.

Informational Pamphlet for Worshipping Communities – HHS pamphlet with guidelines for partnering with worshipping communities to promote awareness.

Human Trafficking of Children in the United States: A Fact Sheet for Schools – Department of Education

Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons – UNODC

UNODC Compendium of Best Practices on Anti Human Trafficking by Non Governmental Organizations

100 Best Practices in Combating Trafficking in Persons: The Role of Civil Society (The Protection Project)

Addressing the Internal Wounds: The Psychological Aftermath of Human Trafficking (US Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons fact sheet)

MTV Exit’s 8 Step Plan to Take Action Against Modern Slavery

IOM Handbook on Direct Assistance for Victims of Trafficking

A Toolkit For Reporting to CEDAW on Trafficking In Women and Exploitation of Migrant Women Workers (PDF, Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW)) – provides guidance to NGOs engaging in the CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women) review process. It hopes to enable NGO reporting to provide more thorough information on the situation of trafficking in women and the exploitation of women migrant workers and to link these areas of concern with migration, labour and discrimination issues. It also provides lobbying tools for NGOs to facilitate effective advocacy to the Committee on these issues, in order that the Committee is better equipped to address trafficking and the exploitation of migrant women workers with states under review.

Moving Beyond ‘Supply and Demand’ Catchphrases: Assessing the Uses and Limitations of Demand-Based Approaches in Anti-Trafficking (PDF,  GAATW) –

Awareness Posters and Cards:

Human Trafficking: A Global Problem

Death is Not the Only Way to Lose Your Life

Victim Assistance Card

Victim Assistance Shoe Card

A Day in Your Life: Touched By Modern Slavery (US Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons fact sheet)

What is Trafficking in Persons? (US Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons fact sheet)

The 3Ps: Prevention, Protection, and Prosecution (US Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons fact sheet)

IOM Handbook on Performance Indicators for Counter-Trafficking Projects

The State of Counter-Trafficking Research: Researcher, Programmer, and Donor Perspectives (IOM report)