Author: Marissa Roper, Downtown Devil, January 23, 2015 Year: 2015 Outline: Phoenix City Council voted to change the booking procedures for human trafficking suspects and adjustments to the city’s Human Trafficking Task Force. The changes amended Phoenix City Code to include an “educational component” for suspects sentenced for soliciting or hiring a prostitute. The changes […]
Research & Reports
Author: Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council of the National Academies Year: 2012 Outline: The Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council studied child sex trafficking as they affect U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents of the United States under age 18. The IOM/NRC report offers recommendations concerning strategies for responding to […]
Author: Ambassador Swanee Hunt, Demand Abolition Chair Year: 2013 Outline: This article explains how focusing on sex purchasers eradicates the problematic distinction between sex trafficking and prostitution. Further, it lays out ethical, social, legal, medical, relational, and personal reasons that the illegal sex industry is incompatible with basic values of human dignity, gender equality, and […]
Author: Laura Simich Year: 2014 Outline: This brief summarizes the research’s essential findings and policy implications and presents ideas for putting the screening tool into practice. This tool will give legal, health care and social service providers, law enforcement, and other professionals the ability to bring trafficking victims out of the shadows and improve their […]
How Do Fortune 100 Corporations Address Potential Links to Human Rights Violations in a Globally Integrated Economy?
Author: American Bar Association, the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University (ASU), and the ASU School of Politics and Global Studies Year: 2014 Outline: The report presents the first ever analysis of major companies’ publicly available policies on human trafficking, forced labor and the trade in conflict minerals. Download PDF