Research Articles & Reports

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A List of Articles and Reports
Title Year of Publication Publication Researchers Topics
Primary Prevention of Sex Trafficking: Time to Move the Needle on Demand Reduction 2024 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Marcel Van der Watt
  • Demand
  • Government Reports
  • Law Enforcement
  • Prevention
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
Closing the Door on Survivors: How anti-trafficking programmes in the US limit access to housing
(PDF 305 KB)
2023 Anti- Trafficking Review
  • Karen Romero
  • Tatiana Torres
  • Alana Jones
  • Ciara Dacosta-Reyes
  • Direct Service
  • Housing
  • Leadership/ Social Change
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
Discouraging the Demand That Fosters Sex Trafficking – Collaboration through Augmented Intelligence
(PDF 320 KB)
2023 Societies
  • Marcel Van der Watt
  • Demand
  • Law Enforcement
  • Prevention
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Technology/ Social Media
National Assessment of Demand Reduction Efforts, Part II: New Developments in the Primary Prevention of Sex Trafficking
(PDF 5 MB)
2023 National Center on Sexual Exploitation
  • Michael Shively
  • Marcel Van der Watt
  • Lisa Thompson
  • Jordan Marshall
  • Victoria Rousay
  • Demand
  • Government Reports
  • Law Enforcement
  • Prevention
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Technology/ Social Media
National Economic Justice Report: Beyond Workforce Development for Survivors of Trafficking
(PDF 18 MB)
2023 Avery Center
  • Megan Lundstrom
  • Leadership/ Social Change
  • Policy
  • Survivors
Of House and Home: The meanings of housing for women engaged in criminalised street-based sex work
(PDF 339 KB)
2023 Anti- Trafficking Review
  • Corey S. Shdaimah
  • Nancy D. Franke
  • Todd D. Becker
  • Chrysanthi S. Leon
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Direct Service
  • Housing
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
On the Streets: Deprivation, risk, and communities of care in pandemic times
(PDF 729 KB)
2023 Anti- Trafficking Review
  • Dr Martha Cecilia Ruiz Muriel
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Covid-19
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
Review of the Literature on the Intersection of LGBTQ Youth and CSEC: More Than a Monolith 2023 Current Pediatrics Reports
  • Emily Georges
  • Housing
  • Identification
  • LGBTQ+
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Accurate Identification and Prosocial Behaviors Towards Human Trafficking Victims Among Psychology Students 2022 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Jeeva Babu
  • Grace M Boland
  • Temilola Salami
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
Labor Trafficking and the Role of the EMS Professional 2022 The Journal of Collegiate Emergency Medical Services
  • Lauren N. Wilson
  • Stephen P. Wood
  • Scott A. Goldberg
  • Aislinn Foltz-Colhour
  • Carin M. Van Gelder
  • Hanni Stoklosa
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Demand
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
Mental Healthcare for Survivors of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking: A Single Point-in-Time, Internet-Based Scoping Study of Third Sector Provision 2022 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Runa Lazzarino
  • Nicola Wright
  • Melanie Jordan
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Mental Health
  • Public Health
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Technology/ Social Media
  • Trauma
Midwives’ experiences and perceptions in treating victims of sex trafficking: A qualitative study 2022 Journal of Advanced Nursing
  • Giampiera Bulfone
  • Paolo Iovino
  • Rocco Mazzotta
  • Michael Sebastian
  • Loreana Macale
  • Alessandro Sili
  • Ercole Vellone
  • Rosaria Alvaro
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • Public Health
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
Policy responses to technology-facilitated trafficking in human beings: Analysis of current approaches and considerations for moving forward 2022 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
  • Government Reports
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Technology/ Social Media
Queering Sex Work and Mobility
(PDF 639 KB)
2022 Anti- Trafficking Review
  • Ntokozo Yingwana
  • LGBTQ+
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
Suicidal ideation in offenders convicted of child sexual exploitation material offences 2022 Behavioral Sciences & the Law
  • Chad M. S. Steel
  • Emily Newman
  • Susan O'Rourke
  • Ethel Quayle
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Demand
  • Mental Health
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
The Relationship between Sextortion during COVID-19 and Pre-pandemic Intimate Partner Violence: A Large Study of Victimization among Diverse U.S Men and Women 2022 Victims and Offenders
  • Asia A. Eaton
  • Divya Ramjee
  • Jessica F. Saunders
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Boys/ Men
  • Covid-19
  • Health Care
  • Intrafamilial
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mental Health
  • Trauma
The Role of Addictive Substances in Different Types of Sex Trafficking in Urban Areas in the U.S.: A Study of Control
(PDF 290 KB)
2022 Urban Crime
  • Amanda Michaelis
  • Megan Lundstrom
  • Angie Henderson
  • Boys/ Men
  • Mental Health
  • Public Health
Trauma-coerced Attachment and Complex PTSD: Informed Care for Survivors of Human Trafficking 2022 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Ronald Chambers
  • Matthew Gibson
  • Sarah Chaffin
  • Timothy Takagi
  • Nancy Nguyen
  • Toussaint Mears-Clark
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Mental Health
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
A Pilot Program’s Healthcare Response to Human Trafficking in Houston, Texas 2021 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Eugenia Y. Chen
  • Katherine Robichaux
  • Mollie R. Gordon
  • John H Coverdale
  • Asim a Shah
  • Minal Patel Davis
  • Phuong Thanh Nguyen
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
A Pilot Study Comparing Sex Trafficking Indicators Exhibited by Adult and Minor Service Populations 2021 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Andrea J. Nichols
  • Ashley Cox
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
A Scoping Review of Resilience in Survivors of Human Trafficking 2021 The National Center for Biotechnology Information
  • Logan Knight
  • Yitong Xin
  • Cecilia Mengo
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
A Survivor-Derived Approach to Addressing Trafficking in the Pediatric ED 2021 Pediatrics
  • Wallace C
  • Schein Y
  • Carabelli G
  • Patel H
  • Mehta N
  • Dowshen N
  • Kassam-Adams N
  • Ginsburg K
  • Mollen C
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
An Exploratory Study of Labor Trafficking Among U.S. Citizen Victims 2021 Office of Justice Programs’ National Criminal Justice Reference Service
  • Meredith Dank, Ph.D.
  • Amy Farrell, Ph.D.
  • Sheldon Zhang, Ph.D.
  • Andrea Hughes, LMSW
  • Stephen Abeyta
  • Irina Fanarraga
  • Cameron P. Burke
  • Veyli Ortiz Solis
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Law Enforcement
  • Mental Health
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Trauma
An Outcome-Centered Comparative Analysis of Counter-Human Trafficking Coalitions in the Global South 2021 Management Communication Quarterly
  • Kirsten Foot
  • Helen Sworn
  • Ann Janette
  • Alejano-Steele
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
Assets and Logic: Proposing an Evidenced-based Strategic Partnership Model for Anti-trafficking Response 2021 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Kathleen M. Preble
  • Andrea Nichols
  • Megan Owens
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Leadership/ Social Change
  • Sex Trafficking
Call to Freedom: A Promising Approach to Supporting Recovery among Survivors of Sex Trafficking 2021 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Katie M. Edwards
  • Laura Siller
  • Shana Cerny
  • Julie Klinger
  • Molly Broin
  • Lorey A. Wheeler
  • Lee Baugh
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Direct Service
  • Leadership/ Social Change
  • Mental Health
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
Empirical Analysis of the US State Department’s Annual Trafficking in Persons Report – Insights for Policy-Makers 2021 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Gregory E. van der Vink
  • Katherine N. Carlson
  • Jeffrey Park
  • Sabrina H. Szeto
  • Xinrei Zhang
  • Michael E. Jackson
  • Erica Phillips
  • Government Reports
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
Exploring the Impact of Trauma History on the Mental Health Presentations of Youth who have Experienced Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking 2021 Behavioral Medicine
  • Shannon R. Self-Brown
  • Melissa C. Osborne
  • NaeHyung Lee
  • Elizabeth W. Perry
  • Kelly Kinnish
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Demand
  • Mental Health
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
Going the Extra Mile: Sex Trafficking Survivors’ Recommendations for Healthcare Best Practices 2021 Sexes
  • Richie-Zavaleta AC
  • Villanueva AM
  • Homicile LM
  • Urada LA
  • Mental Health
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
Have you ever traded sex for money or drugs?’ Health care providers’ perspectives on sex trafficking risk assessments in clinics 2021 Journal of Health Services Research & Policy
  • Lara Gerassi
  • Anna Pederson
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • Leadership/ Social Change
  • Policy
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
How trauma related to sex trafficking challenges parenting: Insights from Mexican and Central American survivors in the US 2021 PLOS ONE
  • Marti Castaner
  • Rachel Fowler
  • Cassie Landers
  • Lori Cohen
  • Manuela Orjuela
  • Direct Service
  • Mental Health
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
How trauma related to sex trafficking challenges parenting: Insights from Mexican and Central American survivors in the US 2021 PLOS ONE
  • Marti Castaner Rachel
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
Human Trafficking Cases Presenting within Child Advocacy Centers 2021 Journal of Child Sexual Abuse
  • Destinee L Starcher
  • Valerie R Anderson
  • Teresa C Kulig
  • Christopher J Sullivan
  • Direct Service
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
Identifying Trafficking Experience and Health Needs among African American Male Survival Sex Workers 2021 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Elizabeth Trudeau
  • Scott Noble
  • Sill Davis
  • Sherman Bryant
  • Anthony Queen
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Boys/ Men
  • Demand
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mental Health
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
Migrant Worker Safety, Occupational Health Equity, and Labor Trafficking 2021 Harvard Public Health Review
  • Jaya Prakash
  • Inkyu Kim, MD
  • Timothy B. Erickson, MD, FACEP, FACMT
  • Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Public Health
Narco-violence, forced displacement, and sex trafficking: a qualitative study in Mexico 2021 Global Crime
  • Arun Kumar Acharya
  • Jennifer Bryson Clark
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Identification
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
ONLYFANS: A Case Study of Exploitation in the Digital Age 2021 The Avery Center
  • Arun Kumar Acharya
  • Jennifer Bryson Clark
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Covid-19
  • Leadership/ Social Change
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Technology/ Social Media
  • Trauma
OnlyFans: A Case Study of Exploitation in the Digital Age
(PDF 18 MB)
2021 Avery Center
  • Angie Henderson
  • Identification
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Technology/ Social Media
Recognizing Suspected Human Trafficking in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 2021 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Jouk N
  • Capin I
  • Greenbaum J
  • Kaplan D.
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Recommendations for Educating Youth about Sex Trafficking 2021 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Alexandria M. Lesak
  • Cynthia F. Rizo
  • Hannabeth Franchino-Olsen
  • Melissa R. Jenkins
  • Hannah Winslow
  • L. B. Klein
  • Sandra L. Martin
  • Rebecca J. Macy
  • Robin Colbert
  • Chris Croft
  • Courtney Dunkerton
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Demand
  • Education System
  • Identification
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Recommendations for Educating Youth about Sex Trafficking 2021 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Alexandria M. Lesak
  • Cynthia F. Rizo
  • Hannabeth Franchino-Olsen
  • Hannah Winslow
  • L. B. Klein
  • Sandra L. Macy
  • Robin Colbert
  • Chris Croft
  • Courtney Dunkerton
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Education System
  • Identification
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Prevention
  • Sex Trafficking
The Complexities of Complex Trauma: An Historical and Contemporary Review of Healing in the Aftermath of Commercialized Violence 2021 The Historical Roots of Human Trafficking
  • Kate Keisel
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Mental Health
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
The Health Impacts on Victims of Human Trafficking in the Republic of Moldova 2021 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Violina Nazaria
  • Eugenia Ciubotaru
  • Oleg Lozan
  • Simion Terzioglo
  • Boys/ Men
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
The Mental Health Clinician’s Role in Advocacy for Survivors of Human Trafficking: Treatment and Management 2021 Psychiatric Annals
  • Syed Z. Iqbal, MD
  • Temilola Salami, PhD
  • Mary C. Reissinger, PsyD
  • Mohammad Hadi Masood, BD
  • Kanta Ukrani, MD
  • Asim A. Shah, MD
  • Boys/ Men
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Mental Health
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
The Outcomes for Human Trafficking Instrument: Validity and Reliability Testing 2021 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Stacey Cutbush
  • Samantha Charm
  • Stephen Tueller
  • Kathleen Krieger
  • Deborah Gibbs
  • Boys/ Men
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
The Role of Nursing in the School Setting to Lead Efforts to Impact Child Trafficking: An Integrative Review 2021 The Journal of School Nursing
  • Megan L. Doiron
  • Jessica L. Peck
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
“Essential” but Expendable: Farmworkers During the COVID-19 Pandemic—The Michigan Farmworker Project 2020 American Public Health Association
  • Alexis J. Handal, Lisbeth Iglesias-Ríos, Mislael A. Valentín-Cortés, Ann Arbor. Paul J. Fleming, and Marie S. O’Neill
  • Covid-19
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minorities/ Race
“When Her Visa Expired, the Family Refused to Renew It,” Intersections of Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence: Qualitative Document Analysis of Case Examples from a Major Midwest City 2020 SAGE Journals
  • Erica Koegler
  • Whitney Howland
  • Patric Gibbons
  • Michelle Teti
  • Hanni Stoklosa
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Intrafamilial
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
A longitudinal evaluation of a survivor-mentor program for child survivors of sex trafficking in the United States 2020 Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Emily F. Rothman
  • Sarah R.Preis
  • Katherine Bright
  • Jennifer Paruk
  • Megan Bair-Merritta
  • Amy Farrell
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • LGBTQ+
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
A Prototype Comparison of Human Trafficking Warning Signs: U.S. Midwest Frontline Workers’ Perceptions 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Corinne Schwarz
  • Chong Xing
  • Hannah E. Britton
  • Paul E. Johnson
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
An Epidemiological Perspective on Labor Trafficking 2020
  • Michael Gallo
  • Renata A. Konrad
  • Hannah Thinyane
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Public Health
  • Research Resources
At the Intersection of Method and empowerment: Reflections from a Pilot Photovoice Study with Survivors of Human Trafficking 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Sue Lockyer
  • Christopher J Koenig
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
At the Intersection of Method and empowerment: Reflections from a Pilot Photovoice Study with Survivors of Human Trafficking 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Sue Lockyer
  • Christopher J. Koenig
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
Barriers to Sexually Exploited Cambodian Women Integrating into Churches: Perspectives of Sexually Exploited Women and the Christian Community
(PDF 689 KB)
2020 Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence
  • Tricia J. Hester
  • Sopheak Kong
  • Glenn M. Miles
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Religion
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
Boys Are Trafficked Too? 2020 Medical Perspectives on Human Trafficking in Adolescents
  • Sarah Chaffin
  • Ronald Chambers
  • Erik Gray
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Boys/ Men
  • Demand
  • Identification
  • Sex Trafficking
Building Slavery-free Communities: A Resilience Framework 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Alison Gardner
  • Phil Northall
  • Ben Brewster
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Leadership/ Social Change
  • Sex Trafficking
Child Sex Trafficking: An Eight-year Exploratory Study in Las Vegas, Nevada
(PDF 4 MB)
2020 Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research Arizona State University
  • Dominique Roe-Sepowitz
  • Kristen Bracy
  • Elynne Greene
  • James Walters
  • Law Enforcement
  • Mental Health
  • Public Health
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
Child Trafficking Victims in Pediatric Surgical Environments 2020 Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing
  • Peck, Jessica L.
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
COVID-19 and Human Trafficking—the Amplified Impact on Vulnerable Populations 2020
  • Jonathan Todres, JD
  • Angela Diaz, MD
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Covid-19
  • Education System
  • Health Care
  • Housing
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Leadership/ Social Change
  • Mental Health
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Technology/ Social Media
  • Trauma
Cycle of Perpetual Vulnerability for Women Facing Homelessness near an Urban Library in a Major U.S. Metropolitan Area 2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
  • Janny S. Li
  • Lianne A. Urada
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Boys/ Men
  • Housing
  • Labor Trafficking
  • LGBTQ+
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking: A Case Series of Male Pediatric Patients 2020 Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • Jessica Moore, BA
  • Meagan Fitzgerald, MS, CCLS
  • Timothy Owens, MA, LMHC
  • Brett Slingsby, MD, FAAP,
  • Christine Barron, MD, FAAP
  • Amy Goldberg, MD, FAAP
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Boys/ Men
  • Health Care
  • Mental Health
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
Economic effects of COVID-19 and the exploitation of children 2020 World Vision International
  • Carolyn Kabore
  • Ellie Wong
  • Angeline Munzara
  • Covid-19
  • Minors/ Youth
Educating Physicians on Sex Trafficking: Who Receives Our Empathy and Whom Do We Blame? 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Rachel J Shin, Austin M Oberlin, Fidelma Rigby & Fay Chelmow
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Evaluating Human Trafficking Service Programs: What Can Be Learned from Domestic Violence Service Program Evaluations 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Kathleen E. Krieger
  • Deborah A. Gibbs
  • Stacey L. Cutbush
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Direct Service
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
Examining the Link: Foster Care Runaway Episodes and Human Trafficking 2020
  • Natasha E. Latzman
  • Deborah A. Gibbs
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Housing
  • Mental Health
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Technology/ Social Media
  • Trauma
Family Bonds: Kinship Reciprocity, Female Teenage Trafficking and Domestic Labor Exploitation in Peru 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Leda M. Pérez
  • Luisa Feline Freier
  • Intrafamilial
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Trauma
Featured counter-trafficking program: Resiliency Interventions for Sexual Exploitation (RISE) 2020 Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Kelly M. Whaling
  • Alissa der Sarkissian
  • Jill Sharkey
  • Lisa Conn Akoni
  • Direct Service
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • LGBTQ+
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
From Victimization to Restoration: Multi-Disciplinary Collaborative Approaches to Care and Support Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Arduizur Carli Richie-Zavaleta
  • Sarah Baranik
  • Stephanie Mersch
  • Janna Ataiants
  • Shea M. Rhodes
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
Gender, rights and responsibilities: the need for a global analysis of the sexual exploitation of boys 2020 Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Josenhans V
  • Kavenagh M
  • Smith S
  • Wekerle C
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Boys/ Men
  • Demand
  • Direct Service
  • Health Care
  • LGBTQ+
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
Gender, rights and responsibilities: the need for a global analysis of the sexual exploitation of boys 2020 Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Josenhans V
  • Kavenagh M
  • Smith S
  • Wekerle C
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Boys/ Men
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
How Local Police Can Combat the Global Problem of Human Trafficking: Collaboration, Training, Support for Victims, and Technology Are Keys to Success 2020 Police Executive Research Forum
  • Josenhans V
  • Kavenagh M
  • Smith S
  • Wekerle C
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Law Enforcement
  • Sex Trafficking
Human trafficking education: A guide for nurse educators 2020 Journal of Professional Nursing
  • Katherine A. Raker
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Human trafficking education: A guide for nurse educators 2020 Journal of Professional Nursing
  • Katherine A. Raker
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Human trafficking in the commercial fishing industry: A multiple case study analysis 2020 Marine Policy
  • Joan P. Mileski
  • Cassia Bomer Galvao
  • Zaida Denise Forester
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Research Resources
Human Trafficking in the Emergency Department: Improving Our Response to a Vulnerable Population 2020 Western journal of emergency medicine
  • Jennifer Tiller
  • Stacy Reynolds
  • Direct Service
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Human Trafficking of Children 2020 Pediatric Annals
  • Dena Nazer
  • Jordan Greenbaum
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Human Trafficking Prevention: Strategies for Runaway and Homeless Youth Settings 2020 HHS/Family Youth Services Bureau
  • Ana Cody
  • Resa Matthew
  • Linda Greenberg
  • Laura Murphy
  • Chris Harper
  • Ruth Leemis
  • Jennifer Matjasko
  • Sharon G. Smith
  • Elizabeth Swedo
  • Housing
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Human Trafficking: What the New IOM Dataset Reveals 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Cassandra E DiRienzo
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
Influence of Survivors’ Entrapment Factors and Traffickers’ Characteristics on Perceptions of Interpersonal Social Power While Being Recruited To Be Trafficked 2020 Violence Against Women
  • Kathleen M. Preble
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
Intersectional Standpoint Methodology: Toward Theory-Driven Participatory Research on Human Trafficking 2020 Violence and Victims
  • Mary K. Twis
  • Kathleen M. Preble
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
LGBTQ+ Homeless Young Adults and Sex Trafficking Vulnerability 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Kimberly A. Hogan
  • Dominique Roe-Sepowitz
  • Demand
  • Housing
  • LGBTQ+
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Mechanisms of Change in Therapy Used with Adult Survivors of Human Trafficking in the United States: A Critical Literature Review 2020
  • Guadalupe Herrera
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
Mental health recovery for survivors of modern slavery: grounded theory study protocol 2020 BMJ Open
  • Wright, N.
  • Hadziosmanovic, E.
  • Dang, M.
  • Bales, K.
  • Brookes, C.
  • Jordan, M.
  • Slade, M
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Mental Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
Mental Health Service Needs of Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth: Voices of Survivors and Stakeholders 2020 Violence and Victims
  • Rachel Robitz
  • Emilio C. Ulloa
  • Marissa Salazar
  • Monica D. Ulibarri
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Mental Health
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
Minor sex trafficking of girls with disabilities 2020 International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare
  • Hannabeth Franchino-Olsen
  • Hannah A. Silverstein
  • Nicole F. Kahn
  • Sandra L. Martin
  • Health Care
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Multidisciplinary Human Trafficking Education: Inpatient and Outpatient Healthcare Settings 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • B. M. Nordstrom
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Multiplicity of stigma: cultural barriers in anti-trafficking response 2020 International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare
  • Annie Isabel Fukushima
  • Kwynn Gonzalez-Pons
  • Lindsay Gezinski
  • Lauren Clark
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
National Workgroup on Safe Housing for American Indian and Alaska Native Survivors of Gender-Based Violence: Lessons Learned 2020
  • Caroline LaPorte, J.D.
  • Gwendolyn Packard
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Housing
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
Parents as Pimps: Survivor Accounts of Trafficking of Children in the United States
(PDF 766 KB)
2020 Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence
  • Jody Raphael
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Intrafamilial
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
Profile of Reported Trafficking in Persons in Brazil Between 2009 and 2017 2020 Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • Taciana Silveira Passos
  • Mateus Felipe Santos Santana
  • Nuria Cordero-Ramos
  • Marcos Antonio Almeida-Santos
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
Survivor’s Perceptions of Human Trafficking Rehabilitation Programs in Nigeria: Empowerment or Disempowerment? 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Nnenna Okoli
  • Uwafiokun Idemudia
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
The Intersection of Child Trafficking and Health Care: Our Unique Role as Pediatric Clinicians 2020 Pediatric Clinics of North America Volume
  • Nicole M.Leopardi, MD
  • Aldina M. Hovde, MSW
  • Lauren V. Kullmann, BS
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
The Pandemic’s Impact on Human Trafficking 2020 Policy Innovation
  • Thi Hoang
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Covid-19
  • Demand
  • Housing
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Technology/ Social Media
The Public Health Approach to Human Trafficking Prevention
(PDF 299 KB)
2020 Georgia State University Law Review
  • Jordan Greenbaum, MD
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
The Public Health Impact of Coronavirus Disease on Human Trafficking 2020 Frontiers Public Health
  • Jordan Greenbaum
  • Hanni Stoklosa
  • Laura Murphy
  • Covid-19
  • Health Care
  • Housing
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Training Residents on Understanding Trafficked Humans (TRUTH) 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Vincent Lo
  • Duane Bland
  • Xylona Bibal
  • Bahman Chavoshan
  • Willard Chung
  • Pamela M. Davis
  • Gregory R. Lewis
  • Terrie Mendelson
  • Heidi Millard
  • Benjamin Oldach
  • La Donna R. Porter
  • John Paik-Tesch
  • V. Jordan Greenbaum
  • Ronald Chambers
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Education System
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
Transgender People and Human Trafficking: Intersectional Exclusion of Transgender Migrants and People of Color from Anti-trafficking Protection in the United States 2020 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Anne E. Fehrenbacher
  • Jennifer Musto
  • Heidi Hoefinger
  • Nicola Mai
  • P.G. Macioti
  • Calogero Giametta
  • Calum Bennachie
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Law Enforcement
  • LGBTQ+
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
“I bought you. You are my wife”: “Modern Slavery” and Forced Marriage 2019 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Claudia Gonzalez, Kimberly C. Brouwer, Elizabeth Reed, Melanie J. Nicholls, Jessica Kim, Patricia E. Gonzalez-Zuniga, Andrés Gaeta-Rivera and Lianne A. Urada
  • Intrafamilial
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
A Four-year Analysis of Labor Trafficking Cases in the United States: Exploring Characteristics and Labor Trafficking Patterns 2019 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Kristen Bracy
  • Bandak Lul
  • Dominique Roe-Sepowitz
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Law Enforcement
  • Minorities/ Race
Assessing Family Medicine Residency Programs’ Training on Human Trafficking: A National Survey of Program Directors 2019 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Ranit Mishori
  • Katherine Stolarz
  • Anita Ravi
  • Valeriy R. Korostyshevskiy
  • Ronald Chambers
  • Peter Cronholm
  • Government Reports
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
California Adds Human Trafficking Prevention Training to its 7–12 Grade Curriculum: Should Other States Follow? 2019 The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas
  • Rachel G. Salas
  • Kurt A. Didier
  • Education System
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Prevention
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Child Sex Trafficking Survivors Roundtable
(PDF 7 MB)
2019 United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, MSW, Ph.D.
  • Law Enforcement
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Technology/ Social Media
Experiences of Racism and Racial Tensions Among African American Women Impacted by Commercial Sexual Exploitation in Practice: A Qualitative Study
(PDF 158 KB)
2019 Violence Against Women
  • Lara B. Gerassi
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
Exploring resilience through case studies of art therapy with sex trafficking survivors and their advocates 2019 The Arts In Psychotherapy
  • Mary K. Kometiani
  • Kathryn W. Farmer
  • Direct Service
  • Mental Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
Forced sex among youth: accrual of risk by gender identity, sexual orientation, mental health and bullying 2019 Journal of LGBT Youth
  • Brittanie Atteberry-Ash
  • N. Eugene Walls
  • Shanna K. Kattari
  • Sarah M. Peitzmeier
  • Leo Kattari
  • Lisa Langenderfer-Magruder
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mental Health
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Gender differences in the association of living and working conditions and the mental health of trafficking survivors 2019 International Journal of Public Health
  • Iglesias-Rios L
  • Harlow SD
  • Burgard SA
  • Kiss L
  • Zimmerman C.
  • Boys/ Men
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Mental Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
Human Trafficking “Modern Day Slavery” Promoting the Need for Adequate Screening, Assessment, and Interventions for Physical and Mental Conditions by Health Professionals
(PDF 428 KB)
2019 BRK Global Healthcare Journal
  • Bernice Roberts Kennedy, PhD, APRN, PMN-CNS, BC
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Mental Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
Influence of Survivors’ Entrapment Factors and Traffickers’ Characteristics on Perceptions of Interpersonal Social Power During Exit 2019 Violence Against Women
  • Kathleen M. Preble
  • Beverly M. Black
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Direct Service
  • Mental Health
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
LGBT Youth, Sex Trafficking, and the Nurse Practitioner’s Role 2019 Journal of Pediatric Healthcare
  • Kristie Boswell
  • Heide S. Temples
  • Mary Ellen Wright
  • Health Care
  • LGBTQ+
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Prevention
  • Sex Trafficking
Looking for a Hidden Population: Trafficking of Migrant Laborers in San Diego County 2019 San Diego State University
  • Sheldon X. Zhang, Ph.D
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Trauma
Money Laundering in the Commercial Sex Market in the United States
(PDF 1 MB)
2019 Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence
  • Youngbee Dale
  • Law Enforcement
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
Patterns of violence and coercion with mental health among female and male trafficking survivors: a latent class analysis with mixture models 2019 Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences
  • Iglesias-Rios L
  • Harlow SD
  • Burgard SA
  • West B
  • Kiss L
  • Zimmerman C
  • Boys/ Men
  • Mental Health
  • Minors/ Youth
Prevalence and Correlates of Sex Trafficking among Homeless and Runaway Youths Presenting for Shelter Services 2019 Social Work Research
  • Johanna K P Greeson
  • Daniel Treglia
  • Debra Schilling Wolfe
  • Sarah Wasch
  • Housing
  • LGBTQ+
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Prevention
  • Sex Trafficking
Report to Congress: The Child Welfare System Response to Sex Trafficking of Children 2019 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
  • D. A. Gibbs
  • R. K. Feinberg
  • M. Dolan
  • N. E. Latzman
  • S. Misra
  • R. Domanico
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Government Reports
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
Responding to the health needs of trafficked people: A qualitative study of professionals in England and Scotland 2019 Health and Social Care
  • Victoria Williamson PhD
  • Rohan Borschmann PhD, DClinPsych
  • Cathy Zimmerman PhD
  • Louise M. Howard MRCPsych
  • Nicky Stanley MSc, MA, CQSW
  • Sian Oram PhD
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Still We Rise: Psychotherapy for African American Girls and Women Exiting Sex Trafficking, Women & Therapy 2019 Women & Therapy
  • Thema Bryant-Davis
  • Robyn L. Gobin
  • Direct Service
  • Mental Health
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
The Significance of Context – How Survivor-Led Collaborations can Inform Anti-Money Laundering Efforts
(PDF 923 KB)
2019 Avery Center and Polaris
  • Megan Lundstrom
  • Policy
  • Survivors
  • Technology/ Social Media
Understanding the needs of LGBTQ clients and their risk for commercial sexual exploitation: Training community mental health workers 2019 Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services
  • Maureen C. Kenny
  • Claire Helpingstine
  • Roberto L. Abreu
  • Francesco Duberli
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Direct Service
  • Identification
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mental Health
A Comparison of Psychological Symptoms in Survivors of Sex and Labor Trafficking 2018 Behavioral Medicine
  • E K Hopper
  • L D Gonzalez
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Labor Trafficking
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mental Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
A Four-Year Analysis of Labor Trafficking Cases in the United States
(PDF 2 MB)
2018 Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research Arizona State University
  • Dr. Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, MSW, Ph.D.
  • Kristen Bracy, MA, MSW
  • Bandak Lul, MA
  • Labor Trafficking
A supportive adult may be the difference in homeless youth not being trafficked 2018 Children and Youth Services Review
  • Makini Chisolm-Straker
  • Julia Einbond
  • Jeremy Sze
  • Direct Service
  • Leadership/ Social Change
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
A Traumagenic Social Ecological Framework for Understanding and Intervening with Sex Trafficked Children and Youth 2018 Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal
  • Nadine M Finigan-Carr
  • Melissa H Johnson
  • Michael D Pullmann
  • C Joy Stewart
  • Anne E. Fromknecht
  • Demand
  • Identification
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
Cultural oppression and human trafficking: Exploring the role of racism and ethnic bias 2018 A feminist perspective on human trafficking of women and girls: Characteristics, commonalities and complexities
  • Thema Bryant-Davis
  • Pratyusha Tummala-Narra
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Leadership/ Social Change
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking 2018 Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America
  • Amy Goldberg, MD
  • Jessica Moore, BA
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Inequalities in US Child Protection: The Case of Sex Trafficked Youth 2018 Social Sciences
  • Lisa Werkmeister Rozas
  • Jason Ostrander
  • Megan Feely
  • Direct Service
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Scientific Evolution of Clinical and Risk Assessment of Sexually Abusive Youth: A Comprehensive Review of Empirical Tools 2018 Journal of Child Sexual Abuse
  • L. C. Miccio-Fonseca
  • Lucinda A. Lee Rasmussen
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Health Care
  • Mental Health
  • Minors/ Youth
Screening for human trafficking among homeless young adults 2018 Children and Youth Services Review
  • Makini Chisolm-Straker
  • Julia Einbond
  • Jeremy Sze
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Service Providers’ Perspectives on Sex Trafficking of Male Minors: Comparing Background and Trafficking Situations of Male and Female Victims 2018 Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal
  • Jennifer Cole
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Boys/ Men
  • Direct Service
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
Sex Trafficking of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Youth in the United States
(PDF 282 KB)
2018 Center for the Human Rights of Children
  • Meaghan L. Tomasiewicz
  • Housing
  • LGBTQ+
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Prevention
  • Sex Trafficking
Survivors’ Voices—Complex Needs of Sex Trafficking Survivors in the Midwest 2018 Behavioral Medicine
  • Shireen S. Rajarama
  • Sriyani Tidball
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Direct Service
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Law Enforcement
  • Mental Health
  • Policy
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
What Do EMS Professionals Know about Human Trafficking? An Exploratory Study 2018 Journal of Human Trafficking
  • Elizabeth A. Donnelly
  • Karen Oehme
  • Dwayne Barris
  • Rebecca Melvin
  • Direct Service
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
A Six-year Analysis of Sex Traffickers of Minors: Exploring Characteristics and Sex Trafficking Patterns
(PDF 2 MB)
2017 Arizona State University Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research
  • Dr. Dominique Roe-Sepowitz
  • Cmdr. James Gallagher
  • Kimberly Hogan
  • Tiana Ward
  • Nicole Denecour
  • Kristen Bracy
  • Law Enforcement
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Rethinking research on sexual exploitation of boys: Methodological challenges and recommendations to optimize future knowledge generation 2017 Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Katherine Mitchell
  • Melissa Moynihan
  • Claire Pitcher
  • Annabel Francis
  • Abigail English
  • Elizabeth Saewycb
  • Boys/ Men
  • Health Care
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
The Trauma Resiliency Model: A “Bottom-Up” Intervention for Trauma Psychotherapy 2017 Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association
  • Linda Grabbe
  • Elaine Miller-Karas
  • Health Care
  • Mental Health
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
‘It’s All in Their Brain’: Constructing the figure of the trafficking victim on the US-Mexico border
(PDF 365 KB)
2016 Anti-Trafficking Review
  • Gabriella Sanchez
  • Demand
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
A Pathway to Freedom: An Evaluation of Screening Tools for the Identification of Trafficking Victims 2016 Academic Psychiatry
  • Nadejda Bespalova
  • Juliet Morgan
  • John Coverdale
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
A Typology of Offenders Engaging in the Sex Trafficking of Juveniles (STJ): Implications for Risk Assessment
(PDF 456 KB)
2016 Aggression and Violent Behavior
  • Holly A. Hargreaves-Cormany
  • Terri D. Patterson
  • Yvonne E. Muirhead
  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Demand
  • Mental Health
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Attitudes About Human Trafficking: Individual Differences Related to Belief and Victim Blame
(PDF 337 KB)
2016 Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • Katherine C. Cunningham
  • Lisa DeMarni Cromer
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Leadership/ Social Change
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
Challenges to the rapid identification of children who have been trafficked for commercial sexual exploitation
(PDF 678 KB)
2016 Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Yvonne Rafferty
  • Identification
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Characterization of contact offenders and child exploitation material trafficking on five peer-to-peer networks
(PDF 2 MB)
2016 Child Abuse & Neglect
  • George Bissias
  • Brian Levinea
  • Marc Liberatorea
  • Brian Lynna
  • Juston Moorea
  • Hanna Wallacha
  • Janis Wolakc
  • Health Care
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Editorial: Trafficking (in) Representations: Understanding the recurring appeal of victimhood and slavery in neoliberal times
(PDF 289 KB)
2016 Anti-Trafficking Review
  • Rutvica Andrijasevic
  • Nicola Mai
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Law Enforcement
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mental Health
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
Expelling Slavery from the Nation: Representations of labour exploitation in Australia’s supply chain
(PDF 330 KB)
2016 Anti-Trafficking Review
  • Anna Szörényi
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Leadership/ Social Change
Health Care and Human Trafficking: We are Seeing the Unseen
(PDF 606 KB)
2016 Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
  • Makini Chisolm-Straker, MD, MPH
  • Susie Baldwin, MD, MPH
  • Bertille Gaïgbé-Togbé, MD
  • Nneka Ndukwe, MD
  • Pauline N. Johnson
  • Lynne D. Richardson, MD
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Policy
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
Human Trafficking and Health: A Survey of Male and Female Survivors in England
(PDF 601 KB)
2016 AJPH Research
  • Siân Oram, PhD
  • Melanie Abas, MD
  • Debra Bick, PhD
  • Adrian Boyle, MD
  • Rebecca French, PhD
  • Sharon Jakobowitz, PhD
  • Mizanur Khondoker, PhD
  • Nicky Stanley, MSc
  • Kylee Trevillion, PhD
  • Louise Howard, MRCPsych
  • Cathy Zimmerman, PhD
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Mental Health
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
Human Trafficking and Psychiatric Education: A Call to Action
(PDF 316 KB)
2016 Academic Psychiatry
  • John Coverdale
  • Eugene V. Beresin
  • Alan K. Louie
  • Richard Balon
  • Laura Weiss Roberts
  • Health Care
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Mental Health
  • Public Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
Human Trafficking Heroes and Villains: Representing the Problem in Anti-Trafficking Awareness Campaigns
(PDF 209 KB)
2016 Social & Legal Studies
  • Erin O’Brien
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Leadership/ Social Change
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
Human Trafficking: How a Joint Task Force Between Health Care Providers and Law Enforcement can Assist with Identifying Victims and Prosecuting Traffickers
(PDF 17 MB)
2016 Health Matrix
  • Megan Helton
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • Law Enforcement
  • Sex Trafficking
Identification and Treatment of Human Trafficking Victims in the Emergency Department: A Case Report
(PDF 143 KB)
2016 The Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Patric Gibbons, MS2
  • Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH
  • Health Care
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
My Experience is Mine to Tell: Challenging the abolitionist victimhood framework
(PDF 726 KB)
2016 Anti-Trafficking Review
  • Claudia Cojocaru
  • Identification
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
Neoliberal Sexual Humanitarianism and Story-Telling: The case of Somaly Mam
(PDF 713 KB)
2016 Anti-Trafficking Review
  • Heidi Hoefinger
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Sex Trafficking
Preliminary Validation of the Sex Trafficking Attitudes Scale
(PDF 392 KB)
2016 Violence Against Women
  • Jaclyn D. Houston-Kolnik
  • Nathan R. Todd
  • Midge Wilson
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Trauma
Rebooting Trafficking
(PDF 390 KB)
2016 Anti-Trafficking Review
  • Nicholas de Villiers
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Identification
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
Reducing Vulnerability to Human Trafficking 2016
  • Dan Archer
  • Margaret Boittin
  • Cecilia Hyunjung Mo
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Demand
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
The Art of the Possible: Making films on sex work migration and human trafficking
(PDF 418 KB)
2016 Anti-Trafficking Review
  • Sine Plambech
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
The Challenges and Perils of Reframing Trafficking as ‘Modern-Day Slavery’
(PDF 98 KB)
2016 Anti-Trafficking Review
  • Janie A Chuang
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Sex Trafficking
The implicit theories of child sexual exploitation material users: An initial conceptualization
(PDF 367 KB)
2016 Aggression and Violent Behavior
  • Ross M. Bartels
  • Hannah L. Merdian
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
The Prominent Role of National Judges in Interpreting the International Definition of Human Trafficking
(PDF 216 KB)
2016 Anti-Trafficking Review
  • Luuk B Esser
  • Corinne E Dettmeijer-Vermeulen
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Law Enforcement
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
The Trauma of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Youth: A Comparison of CSE Victims to Sexual Abuse Victims in a Clinical Sample
(PDF 364 KB)
2016 Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • Jennifer Cole, PhD
  • Ginny Sprang, PhD
  • Robert Lee, MS
  • Judith Cohen, MD
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Trauma
Trafficking and Health: A Systematic Review of Research Methods
(PDF 245 KB)
2016 Trauma, Violence, & Abuse
  • Abby C. Cannon
  • Jennet Arcara
  • Laurie M. Graham
  • Rebecca J. Macy
  • Policy
  • Public Health
  • Research Resources
Youth Involvement in the Sex Trade
(PDF 2 MB)
2016 Center for Court Innovation
  • Rachel Swaner
  • Melissa Labriola
  • Michael Rempel
  • Allyson Walker
  • Joseph Spadafore
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
(E)Racing Childhood: Examining the Racialized Construction of Childhood and Innocence in the Treatment of Sexually Exploited Minors
(PDF 147 KB)
2015 UCLA Law Review
  • Priscilla A. Ocen
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
Bibliography of Research-Based Literature on Human Trafficking: 2008-2014
(PDF 2 MB)
2015 Institute for the Study of Internal Migration
  • Elżbieta M. Goździak, PhD
  • Sarah Graveline
  • Whitney Skippings
  • Minna Song
  • Research Resources
Characteristics of child commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking victims presenting for medical care in the United States
(PDF 428 KB)
2015 Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Selina Varmaa
  • Scott Gillespie
  • Courtney McCracken
  • Jordan Greenbaum
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and the Emergence of Safe Harbor Legislation: Implications for Policy and Practice
(PDF 774 KB)
2015 Current Psychiatry Reports
  • Ryan T. Shields
  • Elizabeth J. Letourneau
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
Comparing Sex Buyers With Men Who Do Not Buy Sex: New Data on Prostitution and Trafficking
(PDF 404 KB)
2015 Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • Melissa Farley
  • Jacqueline M. Golding
  • Emily Schuckman Matthews
  • Neil M. Malamuth
  • Laura Jarrett
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Demand
  • Sex Trafficking
Deploying Disclosure Laws to Eliminate Forced Labour: Supply chain transparency efforts of Brazil and the United States of America
(PDF 476 KB)
2015 Anti-Trafficking Review
  • Ashley Feasley
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Policy
Evaluation of Services for Domestic Minor Victims of Human Trafficking
(PDF 2 MB)
2015 RTI International
  • Deborah Gibbs
  • Jennifer L. Hardison Walters
  • Alexandra Lutnick
  • Shari Miller
  • Marianne Kluckman
  • Minorities/ Race
  • Sex Trafficking
Exploring the Context of Trafficking and Adolescent Sex Industry Involvement in Tijuana, Mexico: Consequences for HIV Risk and Prevention
(PDF 377 KB)
2015 Violence Against Women
  • Shira M. Goldenberg
  • Jay G. Silverman
  • David Engstrom
  • Ietza Bojorquez-Chapela
  • Paula Usita
  • María Luisa Rolón
  • Steffanie A. Strathdee
  • Health Care
  • Prevention
  • Sex Trafficking
Firearms and Ammunition Industry Economic Impact Report 2014
(PDF 2 MB)
2015 National Shooting Sports Foundation
  • National Shooting Sports Foundation
  • Research Resources
Queering the Support for Trafficked Persons: LGBTQ Communities and Human Trafficking in the Heartland
(PDF 499 KB)
2015 Social Inclusion
  • Corinne Schwarz
  • Hannah E. Britton
  • Attitudes/ Knowledge
  • LGBTQ+
  • Prevention
  • Public Health
  • Survivors
Regulating forced labour and combating human trafficking: the relevance of historical definitions in a contemporary perspective
(PDF 496 KB)
2015 Crime, Law and Social Change
  • Natalia Ollus
  • Identification
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Policy
Safe Harbor Policies for Juvenile Victims of Sex Trafficking: A Myopic View of Improvements in Practice
(PDF 629 KB)
2015 Social Inclusion
  • Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Policy
  • Sex Trafficking
Services to domestic minor victims of sex trafficking: Opportunities for engagement and support
(PDF 393 KB)
2015 Children and Youth Services Review
  • Deborah A. Gibbs
  • Jennifer L. Hardison Walters
  • Alexandra Lutnick
  • Shari Miller
  • Marianne Kluckman
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Boys/ Men
  • Education System
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Mental Health
  • Minors/ Youth
  • Sex Trafficking
Sexual Violence and HIV Infection Associated With Adolescent vs Adult Entry Into the Sex Trade in Mexico
(PDF 87 KB)
2015 American Medical Association
  • Jay G. Silverman, PhD
  • Argentina Servin, MD, MPH
  • Shira M. Goldenberg, PhD
  • Carlos Magis-Rodriguez, MD
  • Julie Ritter, MPH
  • Anita Raj, PhD
  • Kimberly C. Brouwer, PhD
  • Abuse/ Violence
  • Public Health
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
Short-term cessation of sex work and injection drug use: Evidence from a recurrent event survival analysis
(PDF 359 KB)
2015 Addictive Behaviors
  • Tommi L. Gaines
  • Lianne A. Urada
  • Gustavo Martinez
  • Shira M. Goldenberg
  • Gudelia Rangel
  • Elizabeth Reed
  • Thomas L. Patterson
  • Steffanie A. Strathdee
  • Research Resources
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
Trade Unions, Forced Labour and Human Trafficking
(PDF 440 KB)
2015 Anti-Trafficking Review
  • Michele Ford
  • Labor Trafficking
  • Policy
Understanding Transnational Gangs and Criminal Networks: A Contribution to Community Resilience
(PDF 2 MB)
2015 Journal of Gang Research
  • Ami C. Carpenter
  • Stacey Cooper
  • Minors/ Youth
Vulnerability Factors and Pathways Leading to Underage Entry into Sex Work in two Mexican-US Border Cities
(PDF 128 KB)
2015 Journal of Applied Research on Children
  • Argentina E. Servin
  • Kimberly C. Brouwer
  • Leah Gordon
  • Teresita Rocha-Jimenez
  • Hugo Staines
  • Ricardo B. Vera-Monroy
  • Steffanie A. Strathdee
  • Jay G. Silverman
  • Mental Health
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Survivors
  • Technology/ Social Media