Promising Practices: An Overview of Trauma-Informed Therapeutic Support for Survivors of Human Trafficking
This report from Polaris and the Sanar Wellness Institute provides an overview of promising therapeutic support that can be used to enhance individual and group intervention for survivors of all forms of human trafficking.
Since December 2007, Polaris has identified nearly 30,000 human trafficking and labor exploitation cases in the U.S. through operating the NHTRC hotline and BeFree Textline.
Labor trafficking has been left unchecked in the traveling sales crews industry for decades.
Every year, children are compelled into labor and sex trafficking in the United States. Children may be trafficked by caregivers, intimate partners, or others who use violence, threats, debt bondage and other manipulative tactics to victimize children.
Youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning (LGBTQ) may be disproportionately affected by human trafficking.
Sex Trafficking in the U.S.: A Closer Look at U.S. Citizen Victims provides crucial insight into the realities of sex trafficking in the U.S. based largely on experiences reported by U.S.