Trafficking Reports

American Psychological Association

The Report of the Task Force on the Trafficking of Women and Girls

Baptist World Aid Australia

2022 Ethical Fashion Guide

2017 Ethical Fashion Report

ECPAT International

2018 From Foster Care To Trafficking: An Analysis of Contributory Factors

Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholics Activities (FADICA)

Agents of Awakening: A Review of Anti-Trafficking Activities at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality

2021: Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood

Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriages

2016: A Checklist for National Strategies to End Child Marriage

2016: It Takes a Movement 5-Year Progress Report

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

2020: Aggravating Circumstances: How Coronavirus Affects Human Trafficking

Global Slavery Index

The Global Slavery Index 2018

Human Rights First

Human Rights Watch

Summary/WebsiteDecember, 2015: Teens of the Tobacco Field–Child Labor in United States Tobacco Farming (Full Report).

Human Trafficking Institute

2019: Federal Human Trafficking Report

ILO Report on Labor Trafficking

June 2021: Child Labor: Global Estimates 2020, Trends and the Road Forward

July, 2020 Covid-19 and Child Labour: A Time of Crisis, A Time to Act

November, 2019 Joint Statement ILO, OECD, IOM and UNICEF – Child Labour and Human Trafficking Remain Important Concerns in Global Supply Chains

Report in English: Ending child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains

Rapport en français : Mettre fin au travail des enfants, au travail forcé et à la traite des êtres humains dans les chaînes d’approvisionnement mondiales

Informe en español: Erradicar el trabajo infantil, el trabajo forzoso y la trata de personas en las cadenas mundiales de suministro


International Institute for Environment and Development and Anti-Slavery International

2021: Climate-Induced Migration and Modern Slavery


International Organization For Migration (IOM| OIM| The UN Migration Agency)

April, 2017: Analysis: Flow Monitoring Surveys – The Human Trafficking and Other Exploitative Practices Prevalence Indication Survey

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR)

April, 2017 Best Practice Guidance on Ethical Recruitment of Migrant Workers

April, 2015: “Recruited into Slavery: How Unethical Recruiting Puts Migrant Workers at Risk for Trafficking”

Journal of Human Trafficking

Volume 6. 2020

Massachusetts General Hospital/ Massachusetts Medical Society

Human Trafficking: Guidebook on Identification, Assessment, and Response in the Health Care Setting

Mercy International Association

July 2018 Inherent Dignity: An advocacy guidebook to preventing trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation and realizing the human rights of women and girls throughout their lives.

Migrants & Refugees Section Integral Human Development

Pastoral Orientations (Guidelines) on Human Trafficking

National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States

Report On Best Practices Recommendation

National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC)

February 2016: Recognizing and Responding to Human Trafficking in a Healthcare Context

Labor Trafficking Cases by Industry in the United States

National Institute of Justice

2022 – Understanding and Characterizing Labor Trafficking Among U.S. Citizen Victims



2020: How Sexual Crimes Against Children Have Changed Over Time

2017: No Vacancy for Child Sex Traffickers Impact Report For Hotels

2013:  And Boys Too—A discussion paper about the lack of recognition of the commercial sexual exploitation of boys in the United States

Polaris Project

2020: Crisis in Human Trafficking During the Pandemic

2020: The Latino Face of Human Trafficking and Exploitation in The United States
2020: La cara latina de la trata y la explotación en Estados Unidos
2019: Data Report, The U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline
March 2019: State Report Cards: Grading Criminal Record Relief Laws for Survivors of Human Trafficking

Shared Hope International

2018: Seeking Justice: Legal approaches to eliminate criminal liability for juvenile sex trafficking victims is a comprehensive resource for understanding the various statutory approaches states have taken to eliminate a minor’s criminal liability for prostitution and other offenses related to their victimization. This report also examines the importance of incorporating a trauma-informed service response.

UNANIMA International

2021: UNANIMA Report: The Intersection of Family Homelessness and Human Trafficking

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

2022 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

UNODC Knowledge Portal on Trafficking in Persons (a global database of case law and legislation)

2020 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

2020: Female Victims of Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation as Defendants: A Case Law Study

2020: Interlinkages between Trafficking in Persons and Marriage

U.S. Department of Education

2021 Human Trafficking in America’s Schools

January, 2015: Human Trafficking in America’s Schools

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Administration for Children & Families: Office on Trafficking in Persons, a divisions of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has released the following documents:

2022- Peer Support as a Social Capital Strategy for Programs Serving Individuals Reentering from Incarceration and Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence or Human Sex Trafficking

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

January, 2020: Strategy To Combat Human Trafficking, The Importation Of Goods Produced With Forced Labor, And Child Sexual Exploitation

College & University Toolkit

Blue Campaign—Hospitality Toolkit: English | Spanish

U.S. Department of Justice

The Department of Justice supports a broad range of victim assistance resources, technical assistance and training, and funding to support anti-trafficking stakeholders across the United States. Information on other federal government agencies support anti-trafficking resources, training, and funding opportunities may be found here.

The Department also produces or contributes to a number of reports and publications related to human trafficking, which can be viewed below. In addition, DOJ funding supports research, training and technical resources, and other products developed by awardees, including those funded through the Office for Victims of Crime and the National Institute of Justice.

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U.S. Department of Labor

2018 Finding on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

2018 List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor

U.S. State Department Trafficking In Persons (TIP)

2024 Trafficking in Persons Report

2022 State Department Report

2021 State Department Report

2020 Report to Congress: Human Trafficking in the Seafood Supply Chain

2020 U.S. Government Report on Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking

2020 Trafficking in Persons Report

2019 Trafficking in Persons Report

2019 State Department Advisory Council on Human Trafficking Report

2018 State Department Report


U.S. White House

2021 FACT SHEET: The National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking (NAP)

National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking

University of Miami School of Law

Human Trafficking and Climate Change by University of Miami Law School


World Without Exploitation

Get the Facts: What we know about sex trafficking, sexual exploitation, and prostitution in the United States