This blog explores the impact of COVID-19 on children and teens at risk for sexual violence.
It is important to talk about how trauma can manifest in different ways, and there is no shame, blame or guilt for being triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sanctuary for Families has developed a coping guide outlining the ways in which victims of trafficking may be triggered by the pandemic.
Access the guide Here
Many survivors of sexual assault, abuse, and harassment have complex housing needs. Experiencing sexual violence can jeopardize a person’s housing, and experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity can increase the risk someone will experience violence. This infographic series for advocates and others servicing sexual assault survivors highlights up to date statistics on the connections between sexual violence, housing, and homelessness.
This roundtable discussion explores conversation about the effectiveness of culturally specific services provided to sexual assault survivors and the outreach strategies for our communities.
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.
The 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report provides overviews of prevalence of human trafficking and overviews of this worldwide experience by country. Download the materials included in the report.
Issue 21 of the Strategies In Brief Newsletter discusses ways that prosecutors and allied criminal justice professionals can help to return property to victims of human trafficking.
Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States, 2013-2017
This action plan discusses combating human trafficking and modern-day forms of slavery through government action as well as partnerships with allied professionals and concerned citizens.
Read the plan.
This report documents the interactions and trends through the National Human Trafficking Resource Center over the course of five years. It provides information on top trends in trafficking cases, gender breakdowns for trafficking victims, and the incidence of sex trafficking and labor trafficking referenced in hotline calls.