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.
Directory of training and technical assistance resources for anti-human trafficking task forces and service providers
This directory, developed by the Office for Victims of Crime and the Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides resources for practitioners and task forces seeking to expand and enhance their knowledge of anti-human trafficking practices. It includes: a listing of training and technical assistance resources for practitioners and task forces actively working in the anti-human trafficking field; a comprehensive list of anti-human trafficking distance learning, in-person training, and training by request opportunities; and the location, contact information, cost, and description for each of the trainings.
This booklet by the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) includes basic information and statistics about human trafficking, and questions to identify potential victims. It also includes resources in Texas for more information and/or help. In Spanish. Ordering information (the PDF is free).