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Human Trafficking
Official SourcesTitleLocationTypeNotes
UN Office on Drugs and CrimeMultiple resources to other UNODC resources.
UN Office on Drugs and CrimeGlobal Report on Trafficking in Persons 2016 Report includes regional chapters.
US Department of StateTrafficking in Persons Report 2017 annual report with country-by-country detail.
UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in PersonsWebsite reports and country visit reports.
UN Office on Drugs and CrimeKnowledge portal general but does include a country-by-country case law database and another on national laws.
UN Office on Drugs and CrimeToolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons cover the legal framework, international cooperation, law enforcement, immigration status, victim assistance, prevention and monitoring and evaluation.
UN Office on Drugs and CrimeHandbook on Children Recruited and Exploited by Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups: The Role of the Justice System (2018)The Handbook aims at providing guidance to law- and policy-makers, as well as practitioners on the treatment of children. It focuses on the prevention of child recruitment; justice for children; and rehabilitation and reintegration.
UN Office on Drugs and CrimeEvidential Issues in Trafficking in Persons Cases Digest (2017) covers details about bringing enforcement actions. Analyzes 135 cases from 31 jurisdictions.
UN Office on Drugs and CrimeGlobal Study on Smuggling of Migrants (2018)
International Organization for Migration (IOM)Websitewww.iom.intReportsNumerous reports on trafficking.
International Organization for MigrationMigration Data Portalhttps://migrationdataportal.orgDataIncludes tab on human trafficking
International Organization for MigrationMigration Focus on Trafficking 2017 publication gives an overview of IOM publications on trafficking in persons and other related issues. IOM also has reports, including on trafficking and health, regional "needs assessments" and school training materials.
International Organization for MigrationMigrant Vulnerability to Human Trafficking and Exploitation: Evidence from the Central and Eastern Mediterranean Migration Routes 2017 report shows that more than one third (37%) of all interviewed migrants had a personal experience that indicated the presence of human trafficking or other exploitative practices.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and PolarisThe Counter-Trafficking Data Collaborative (CTDC) offers primary, individual-level, de-identified data on victims of human trafficking that can be found in the global dataset and country-level geographic data that show human trafficking trends that can be found on the map.
UNESCO and IOMHarrowing Journeys: Children and youth on the move across the Mediterranean Sea at risk of trafficking and exploitation 2017 report explores survey data and "reveals staggering rates of trafficking and exploitation."
UN Development ProgrammeWebsite summary of major project for SE Asia (UN-ACT) and progress reports.
UN Action for Cooperation on Trafficking in Persons (UN-Act)Website (Southeast Asia focus) to many reports. See "Research" tab for country-specific topics, such as:
"Our Lives. Vulnerability and Resilience Among Indonesian Trafficking Victims." Active forum. Newsletter available. See report delivered at 2017 Mixed Migration Conference.
Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)Website reports, including on country visits
European UnionWebsite: Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings policies, reports, links
US Department of Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs.Sweat & Toil: Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking Around the World comprehensive resource developed by ILAB documenting child labor and forced labor worldwide. Data and research in this app are taken from ILAB's three flagship reports: Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor; List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor; and List of Products Produced by Forced or Indentured Child Labor. 
US Department of JusticeWebsite about US policies.
Frontex (EU Border and Coast Guard Agency)Risk Analysis 2018 and trends analyzed
GRETACouncil of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings
See 2018 annual report and inidividual country reports.
Open DemocracyConfronting root causes: forced labour in global supply chains 2017 report explores the structural root causes of forced labor in global supply chains. Rich in footnotes.

Global Alliance Against Trafficking in WomenWebsite by GAATW, an alliance of over 80 NGOs worldwide., issue papers, news, events, and video library
ECPAT (End Child Prostitution in Asian Tourism)Global Study on Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism study has extensive footnotes. Many other reports, including country-specific reports. Also look under Resources tab.
ECPAT (End Child Prostitution in Asian Tourism) and INTERPOLTowards a Global Indicator on Unidentified Victims in Child Sexual Exploitation Material report
Freedom CollaborativeSE Asian focus on this website addition to regional materials, this site has a good collection of international reports, news, discussions, etc. Newsletter available.
Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery ExpertsThe Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery Expert Directory
Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized CrimesWebsite overview on trafficking plus links to "priority projects" and a rich webinar series from 2015
Human Rights WatchWebsitehttps://www.hrw.orgReportsPeriodic special reports, such as on Thai fishing industry and on domestic workers from Tanzania in Oman and UAE.
Polaris ProjectWebsite focus.
ThornWebsite group mainly focuses on children. Reports topics include use of technology.
International Justice MissionWebsite updates on site of Christian group with interventionist strategies.
The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)Investigative Dashboard Search "trafficking" in document collecton that includes US State Department cables disclosed by Wikileaks and more.
MigrantRights.orgWebsite with Middle East focus by advocacy NGO. in English and Arabic.Strong news section. Good list of organizations. Data on domestic workers in the Gulf.
Verité Website of international NGO pageMany reports, especially on various commodities. Such as "Strengthening Protections Against Trafficking in Persons in Federal and Corporate Supply Chains." Maps correlating commodities, countries and forced labor
Verite (Africa)Trafficking Risk in Sub-Saharan African Supply Chains core of the site consists of reports on 22 major African export commodities, and on all 49 sub-Saharan African countries.
Responsible Sourcing ToolInteractive tool provides country/industry profiles. ResourcesAlso good list of case studies. A collaboration of the State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Verité, Made in a Free World, and the Aspen Institute. It helps companies understand to what
extent forced labor risk is hidden in their supply chains.
Small Voices National Freedom NetworkSouth African NGO aggregation of worldwide news reports.
National Freedom Network
South African NGO
WebsiteVery current list of news stories about human trafficking in Africa.
CORERisk Averse UK NGO report details company reporting on raw material and sector-specific risks under the Transparency in Supply Chains clause in the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015.
UnchainWebsite to variety of resources on the site of this project sponsored by Grace Farms Foundation and and WPP agencies Geometry Global and J. Walter Thompson.
Fashion RevolutionFashion Transparency Index links to brands who publish supplier lists.
International Human Rights Law GroupWebsite resource page (from 2002). An annotated guide to the UN Trafficking Protocol.
The International Association of Human Trafficking Investigators (IAHTI)Websitehttp://www.iahti.orgResourcesActive news aggegation on Facebook page:
DemandATWebsite on demand, EU. DemandAD is an interdisciplinary research project funded under the EU Seventh Framework Programme.
Liberty AsiaVictim Identification Toolkit report on many aspects of trafficking. Includes good descriptions of international agreements, government responses, generic exploitation porfiles and more. Good starting point. Other reports on website unde "Legal Program."
Global Business Coalition Against Trafficking and othersThe Interactive Map for Business of Anti-Human Trafficking Organisations Map and ReportThe stakeholder mapping contains information on organisations and initiatives, supporting the business community on aspects of modern slavery including trafficking for forced labour, trafficking for sexual exploitation, trafficking for organ removal and the worst forms of child labour.
Business and Human Rights CentreMaritime Industry and Human Rights, website and report updates with news on topic.
Respect InternationalWebsite on "Industry" and "Region" sections for collections of reports.
The Freedom FundHer freedom, her voice: Insights from the Freedom Fund’s work with women and girls based on Freedom Fund-supported interventions to date are described in this Jan. 2018 report.
Safe Child ThailandChild Trafficking in the Mekong Sub-Region
La Strada International (LSI)
European Network Against Trafficking in Human Beings
SedexGuidance on Operational Practice & Indicators of Forced Labour consultant, not NGO, but details what companies should look for.
Academic Institutions TitleLocationTypeNotes
Georgetown University Institute for the Study of International MigrationBibliography of Research-Based Literature on Human Trafficking: 2008-2014 bibiography published in February of 2015. Covers books, journal articles and reports.
Human Trafficking Center University of DenverWebsite of Human Trafficking Flow Map, based on State Department data. Active blog and Twitter feed. Definitions summary.
Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking Website blog. Other resources,reports.
United Nations UniversityFighting Human Trafficking in Conflict: 10 Ideas for Action by the United Nations Security Council report
Human Trafficking DataUS case law data database of US prosecutions created by Texas Christian University with support from the National Institute of Justice.
Resources for JournalistsTitleLocationTypeNotes
The University of North Carolina School of Media and JournalismThe Irina Project US website designed to help in reporting on sex trafficking. Numerous articles on the topic.
Repórter Brasil Journalists Guide for coverage of slave labor in Brazil, but with wider applicability.
The Schuster Institute for Investigative JournalismWebsite examples of investigative articles. Extensive list of national hotlines and other organizations. List of books and articles not up-to-date.
Global Alliance Against Trafficking in WomenAntiTrafficking Review articlesAcademic research, often around themes, such as "the role of evidence, research and data in anti-trafficking work…." Good source and experts.
Taylor & FrancisJournal of Human Trafficking articlesThe debate on counting trafficking was the subject of a special issue
Official SourcesTitleLocationTypeNotes
International Labour OrganisationThe 2017 Global Estimates of Modern Slavery Focuses on two main issues: forced labour and forced marriage.
International Labour OrganisationGlobal estimates of child labour: Results and trends, 2012-2016 fifth edition of the ILO’s quadrennial report series on global estimates of child labour.
International Labor Office and Walk Free FoundationMethodology of the global estimates of modern slavery: Forced labour and forced marriage 2017 report that explains the results and
methodology of the Global Estimates
of Modern Slavery in further detail.
International Labour OrganisationILO says forced labour generates annual profits of US$ 150 billion 2014 report.
US Department of Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs.Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor annual report.
US Department of Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs.List of goods produced by child Labor or forced labor in violation of international standards. of Sept. 30, 2016, the list comprises 139 goods from 75 countries.
Walk Free FoundationThe Global Slavery Index 2018 2018 report is the fourth in a series by this Australian NGO which cooperated with the ILO in producing the 2017 estimate above.
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Modern Slavery Registry searchable collection of corporate statements since February 2016 on their anti-slavery efforts. The updated Registry currently holds over 2000 statements from companies in 27 sectors, headquartered in 31 countries.
Know the ChainExtensive list of reports and useful links, a project of Humanity United sectoral evaluations of efforts by companies, such as food and beverage companies and footware and apparel companies, to protect workers in their supply chains from forced labor.
Verisk MaplecroftModern Slavery Index Modern slavery risks have risen in nearly three quarters of the 28 member states of the European Union over the last year, reveals an annual study from global risk consultancy Verisk Maplecroft.
VeriteCommodity Atlas on the images for 19 commodities and learn their relationship to forced labor and other forms of exploitation at the base of global supply chains
iPoint's and Development InternationalCorporate Compliance with the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act 2017 analysis found improvements on all fronts: greater levels of anti-slavery compliance, greater disclosure rates, and a greater number of more in-depth disclosures overall.
End Slavery NowAnti-Slavery Directory of international NGOs in the human trafficking area.
Open Democracy: Beyond Trafficking and SlaveryWebsite commentary with a critical twist.
Council on Foreign Relations
"Info-Guide"!/section1/item-1?utm_medium=earned&utm_source=direct_outreach&utm_campaign=modern-slavery&utm_term=ngopitches&utm_content=011718InfoGuide series explores modern slavery’s root causes, human toll, and the policy options for modern abolition.
Jointly run by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program, Liberty Asia, and the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership.Seafood Slavery Risk Tool
Searchable DataThe Risk Tool rates the likelihood that forced labor, human trafficking, or hazardous child labor is occurring on fishing boats in a fishery.
Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX)Labour Exploitation Accountability Hub database of legal mechanisms for individual and corporate accountability for human trafficking, forced labor and slavery. Also a blog.
SEDEXGuidance on Operational Practice & Indicators of Forced Labourhttps://www.sedexglobal.comReport (2017)
Sedex Information Exchange (Sedex) is a not-for-profit membership association in the UK that works with corporations.
Resources on modern slavery group active on slavery, trafficking, supply chains. Good reports and resources.
International labor Rights ForumTaking Stock Labor Exploitation, Illegal Fishing And Brand Responsibility In The Seafood Industry (2018)The report lays out four “Essential Elements of Effective Social Responsibility in the Seafood Sector” to build an effective human rights compliance program.
Institute for Development StudiesThe Modern Slavery Trap: Bonded Labour (2018)Based on research conducted with villagers in Nepal and India.
Food Empowerment Project
Child Labor and Slavery in the Chocolate IndustryGood summary with links of child labor in the growing of cocoa Good summary with links of child labor in the growing of cocoa Good summary with links of child labor in the growing of cocoa
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