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Special Collection
September 2014

Human Trafficking

This collection aims to illuminate different forms of, and perspectives on, human trafficking and to provide relevant resources to help guide more informed and critical advocacy, research, and thought.
Special Collection
August 2012

Ending Violence Against Women Globally: International policies, programs, and approaches

Author(s): Sheetal Rana
This special collection brings together selected documents that focus on international policies, programs, and approaches to prevent and intervene in violence against women.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
December 2015

45 Words You Should Know: HIV/AIDS

An interactive graphic guide to all of the terminology, slang, abbreviations and acronyms needed to communicate about HIV/AIDS. A guide for those who are new to discussing HIV/AIDS.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2014

2014 Protected Innocence Challenge: A Legal Framework of Protection for the Nation's Children

This full report includes an introduction to the Challenge, Map of State Grades, 2014 Legislative Advancements, Protected Innocence Legislative Framework Methodology, and a number of issue briefs.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2013

The State of Alaska Task Force on the Crimes of Human Trafficking, Promoting Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Final Report and Recommendations

The State of Alaska Task Force on the Crimes of Human Trafficking, Promoting Prostitution and Sex Trafficking was established by legislation in 2012 to do the following: (1) look at the prevalence of the crimes of human trafficking and sex trafficking in Alaska; (2) assess the current services available to victims of human and sex trafficking; and (3) make recommendations for ways to further assist victims. This report is the final culmination of the task force's work and includes the task force's final recommendations.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2012

2012 Trafficking in Persons Report: India

This report describes the incidence and background of human trafficking in India.
Materials
  • General Material
October 2011

Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota

Author(s): Melissa Farley, Nicole Matthews, Sarah Deer, Guadalupe Lopez, Christine Stark, Eileen Hudon
This report reviews findings from an assessment of the life circumstances of Native women in prostitution in Minnesota, a group of women not previously studied in research such as this.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2011

New language, old problem: Sex trafficking of American Indian women and children

Author(s): Sandi Pierce, Suzanne Koepplinger
This Applied Research paper summarizes findings of existing research and other documents on sex trafficking of Native women and girls in the U.S. and Canada and the legal issues related to their protection.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2011

A Different World is Possible: A call for long-term and targeted action to prevent violence against women and girls

Author(s): Somali Cerise
This report from the UK calls for long-term and targeted action to prevent violence against women and girls. In particular, it asks schools and other educational institutions to play their part.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2011

Labor Trafficking of Domestic Workers At-A-Glance

This document provides an overview of labor trafficking for the purpose of domestic work which is prevalent in the United States and internationally.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2010

A Guide for Mothers, Grandmothers, and Others for Helping a Girl Caught in Prostitution or Sex Trafficking

Author(s): Marie De Santis
This is a seven-part online guide to help women learn how to help young girls victimized by prostitution or sex trafficking. Este es una guía electrónica para que las mujeres puedan aprender a ayudar a víctimas jóvenes de la prostitución y la trata sexual.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2009

Shattered Hearts: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of American Indian Women and Girls in Minnesota

This material examines trends in prostitution among Native American women, including age and mode of entry; the factors that facilitate entry, including intergenerational trauma and homelessness; and barriers to exiting the sex trade. Recommendations are provided for future action.