Publications

Welcome to the HTS Publications Database, you can read more about HTS’s original publications and research guides here.

Original Publications

A Green Transition But At What Cost? Cobalt Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Introduction The rapid advancements in technology throughout the last decades have resulted in many people across the globe acquiring access …

Ukraine Research Guide: War with Russia

A research guide produced by Human Trafficking Search for students and researchers interested in gaining a foundational understanding of human …

Organ Trafficking: How Structural Inequality Leads to Individual Exploitation

Introduction “They took my passport and clothes…Then they drugged me. When I was awake, I found myself alone. I was …

Trafficking Victims Protection Act Reauthorization Summary

In 2000, Congress passed the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), the first legislation of its kind. Originally passed with the Violence Against Women Act of 2000, alongside other miscellaneous provisions casting protections on women who are susceptible to abuse and men, women, and children who are trafficking victims, the TVPA has been reauthorized five times. This is a summary of all the reauthorizations.

TVPA Compilation of Reauthorizations 2000-2018

The Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) was initially passed in 2000 and is the U.S. legal framework for combating human trafficking both domestically and internationally. Since then, it has been reauthorized five times. This document consolidates the changes of the various reauthorizations to the TVPA.

Tourism and Human Trafficking: A Mapping of Sex Trafficking & Labor Trafficking in the Tourism Sector

Over the past several decades, travel and tourism have become both more accessible and cheaper for people. Until the Covid-19 …

Toolkits

Cultural Considerations in Assisting Survivors of Human Trafficking: A Free E-Course

A free, interactive, web-based course on cultural considerations when assisting survivors of human trafficking. The course explores how cross-cultural differences …

Transportation Industry Human Trafficking Prevention Toolkit

Transportation Industry Human Trafficking Prevention Toolkit Human trafficking is a business, and just like all businesses it involves transportation systems. ...

Healthcare and Human Trafficking Toolkit

Healthcare and Human Trafficking Toolkit Research shows that human trafficking victims often visit a health care provider at some point ...

Educator’s Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention Toolkit

Educator's Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention Toolkit This toolkit is a resource for educators who are interested in including human ...

Hospitality Industry and Human Trafficking Toolkit

Hospitality Industry Human Trafficking Prevention Toolkit Hotels and motels are one of the locations where sex trafficking is known to ...

Research Guides

South and Southeast Asia Research Guide

A research guide produced by Human Trafficking Search for students and researchers interested in conducting preliminary research on the region. …

Sub-Saharan Africa Research Guide

A research guide produced by Human Trafficking Search for students and researchers interested in conducting preliminary research on the region. …

Central America Research Guide

A research guide produced by Human Trafficking Search for students and researchers interested in conducting preliminary research on the region. …

South America Research Guide

A research guide produced by Human Trafficking Search for students and researchers interested in conducting preliminary research on the region. …

North Africa Research Guide

A research guide produced by Human Trafficking Search for students and researchers interested in conducting preliminary research on the region. …

North America Research Guide

A research guide produced by Human Trafficking Search for students and researchers interested in conducting preliminary research on the region. …

Ukraine Research Guide: War with Russia

A research guide produced by Human Trafficking Search for students and researchers interested in gaining a foundational understanding of human …

Middle East Research Guide

A research guide produced by Human Trafficking Search for students and researchers interested in conducting preliminary research on the region. …

East Asia Research Guide

A research guide produced by Human Trafficking Search for students and researchers interested in conducting preliminary research on the region. …

European Research Guide: Update Coming Soon

A research guide produced by Human Trafficking Search for students and researchers interested in conducting preliminary research on the region. …