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American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP Council on Community Pediatrics and Committee on Native American Child Health issued this report, Health equity and children’s rights, published in Pediatrics 2010;125(4):838.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Search the general College website to find relevant items. Note the specific documents cited next:
ACOG Committee Opinion 507: Human trafficking, September, 2011
ACOG Statement of Policy Global women’s health and rights, July, 2012
Campbell Collaboration Issue 9, December 1, 2011
The international Campbell Collaboration (C2) is a nonprofit organization that aims to help people make well-informed decisions about the effects of interventions in the social, behavioral, and educational areas. This URL is for the C2 report by PH Vander Laan et al titled Cross-border trafficking in human beings: Prevention and intervention strategies for reducing sexual exploitation: A systematic review. Follow the link to the full text.
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW)
CATW is an international NGO that works to end human trafficking. The CATW website features their work, resources, a factbook, and best practices.
Human Rights Project: Trafficking of Women and Girls
Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. Find current news releases, reports, commentaries, experts, and RSS feeds on trafficking of women and girls through this link.
National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse
The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse (NHCVA) is comprised of more than 30 national professional health associations, dedicated to reducing and addressing the health consequences of intimate partner violence (IPV) and abuse. Find free resources and webinars featuring experts on key topics in health and domestic/sexual violence through this link.
National Institute of Justice Office of Justice Programs
Through the funding of rigorous research, NIJ is committed to assisting with the detection and prosecution of human traffickers. NIJ-funded research projects focus on: The nature and extent of human trafficking, Detecting and investigating traffickers, Prosecuting traffickers, and Services for trafficking victims.
Polaris Project, a leading advocacy organization in the global fight against human trafficking and modern-day slavery, operates the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline (1-888-373-7888), conducts trainings, and provides vital services to victims of trafficking,
Safe Horizon Anti-trafficking Program
Safe Horizon provides support, prevents violence, and promotes justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families, and communities. Established in 2001, Safe Horizon’s Anti-Trafficking Program (ATP) is one of the largest service providers for survivors of human trafficking in the United States.
UNiTE to End Violence Against Women
This UN Secretary General’s campaign aims to raise public awareness and increase political will and resources for preventing and ending all forms of violence against women and girls in all parts of the world, including human trafficking.
US DHHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)
This site links to the studies on human trafficking issued through ASPE.
US DHHS Office of Refugee Resettlement
This site links to all major federal initiatives against human trafficking.
US Department of State. Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
This Department of State specific website is an excellent resource for tracking current information on human trafficking from an American perspective.
Please also refer to the WEBTREATS on Domestic Violence and Rape Prevention for related links. pvh/mash/ym 3/25/2015