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Faces of Human Trafficking: An Introduction to Sex Trafficking
Faces of Human Trafficking is a nine-video series created by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) that blends the experiences of a diverse group of human trafficking survivors and professionals from across the Nation to raise awareness of the seriousness of this crime. This video provides an overview of sex trafficking. It features survivors and professionals—including law enforcement, judges, and social service, legal, and health care providers—who share information on victim indicators, ways victims are often identified, how professionals may come into contact with victims of sex trafficking, and industries where sex trafficking is more common.
Rent Reasonableness and Fair Market Rent Under the CoC Program
Using Continuum of care (CoC) Program funds for rental assistance and leasing requires an understanding of and adherence to rent reasonableness standards to determine whether a specific unit can be assisted. Recipients and sub recipients also need to understand the relationship between rent reasonableness and the Fair Market Rent (FMR). This resource provides an explanation of both concepts and describes how to determine and document compliance with each for units in which program participants will reside.
Human Trafficking and Farmworkers
Historically, our agricultural system has relied on the labor of poor and disenfranchised people, many of whom have lacked full legal protections, including indentured and bonded laborers, slaves, sharecroppers, temporary workers, and undocumented migrants creating situations of human trafficking. This policy paper discusses how farmworkers in the United States are at risk of being trafficked and examples of a few cases of trafficking of farmworkers.
Human Trafficking and Sex Workers Rights
The terms sex work and sex trafficking are often conflated leading to harmful policies and practices. This policy paper provides the user an understanding about the difference between sex work and sex trafficking, the human rights of sex workers and recommendations on ensuring sex worker rights.
End Demand Fact Sheet
This policy paper provides an explanation on why end demand efforts are harmful to the anti-trafficking movement and provides recommendations on shifting the narrative to create a more inclusive lens on combating human trafficking.
Adult Human Trafficking Screening Tool and Guide
A guide created by the Office of Trafficking in Persons (OTIP) of the Department of Health and Human Services for training public health, behavioral health, health care, and social work professionals whowish to use trauma-informed and survivor-informed practices to assess adult clients and patients for human trafficking victimization or risk of potential trafficking victimization.