A few human trafficking statistics to get us started

THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE: 1-888-3737-888

The Polaris Project’s PDF of human trafficking statistics from various US and international agencies, as well as private citizens and organizations, updated through 2007: http://www.cicatelli.org/titleX/downloadable/Human%20Trafficking%20Statistics.pdf

Human Trafficking ED, a site for healthcare providers who suspect their patients may be victims of trafficking (and it’s worth clicking on every one of the tabs): http://www.humantraffickinged.com/

The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC), a service of Polaris Project: http://nhtrc.polarisproject.org/

CALL 1-888-3737-888 IF YOU SUSPECT HUMAN TRAFFICKING. They’ll help you take the next steps.  The line is also useful for connecting with local anti-trafficking organizations or to get more information and resources.

The US Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics has a very cool searchable database of publications. Here’s their page for the Human Trafficking Reporting System’s statistics: http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.cfm?ty=dcdetail&iid=343

THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE: 1-888-3737-888

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