Resources

Chosen

As traffickers target younger and younger victims, American youth are engaged in a battle they never prepared for. Be equipped with Shared Hope International’s best-selling youth sex trafficking prevention film and resource pack! Each package includes the true story of teens who faced real-life encounters with trafficking and practical resources to spread awareness and take action.

Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor: A Toolkit for Responsible Business

This toolkit is primarily designed for companies that have not yet put social compliance systems in place and are seeking assistance with doing so voluntarily. It can also be useful for companies that have systems in place but are seeking to improve them, or those who are working with partners in their global supply chains seeking to establish such programs. The toolkit is organized around eight steps to building or improving a social compliance system

Assessment Tool

Assessment tool with a set of preliminary assessment questions meant to assist service providers to determine whether or not a full assessment on human trafficking might be necessary. Part 2 includes a full assessment with elements that may indicate the possibility of trafficking;

Communities Taking Action - Toolkit

The goal of this Toolkit is to support communities to take action at the local level to raise awareness and prevent human trafficking. This toolkit builds on OCTIP’s history and expertise in working with community members in BC to address issues of human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation at the local level. It provides practical information and specific examples of how BC communities are addressing this issue.

Human Trafficking: Canada Is Not Immune

Human Trafficking: Canada Is Not Immune is designed for service providers who may come into contact with a trafficked person in the course of their work. This online training course provides information on how to recognize, protect, and assist a person who may have been trafficked in Canada.

Studies

Fairtrade Study

This report gives the results of the 2013 monitoring data collection from Fairtrade certifed producer organizations. It presents the scope and scale of Fairtrade in 2013, and gives data on key Fairtrade performance indicators—from a producer perspective. The report also captures the results of more detailed research about the impacts of Fairtrade.

Congo's Mining Slaves

This Free the Slaves field investigation was conducted to document the types, nature and scale of slavery at major mining sites in South Kivu province; to analyze the characteristics that cause Congolese workers to be vulnerable to enslavement; and to recommend solutions. The survey team findings are valuable information for a wide variety of actors working to improve the status of human rights in eastern DRC, including those focused on human trafficking, “conflict minerals,” child rights, gender-based violence and rural poverty.

Profits and Poverty: The Economics of Forced Labour

The study investigates the underlying factors that drive forced labour, of which a major one is illegal profits. Figures will include a breakdown of profits by area of forced labour and by region. This report highlights how forced labour – which in the private economy generates US$ 150 billion in illegal profits per year, about three times more than previously estimated – thrives in the incubator of poverty and vulnerability, low levels of education and literacy, migration and other factors.

"No More": Ending Sex-Trafficking in Canada

This report summarizes the findings and recommendations of the Task Force on Trafficking of Women and Girls in Canada. The Task Force was created and funded by the Canadian Women’s Foundation to investigate the nature and extent of sex trafficking in Canada, and to recommend a national anti-trafficking strategy to inform the work of the Canadian Women’s Foundation.

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