Educator Human Trafficking Resources

Human trafficking 101 Information to Review Before Teaching

 

    • The Educator’s Role in Talking to/ Teaching Children About Human Trafficking
    • Human Trafficking Awareness for Educators
    • Commonly asked questions and important facts about human trafficking
      • Learn how to answer the most commonly asked questions about human trafficking here
      • Understand the impact of human trafficking on victims here 
      •  Make sure you know about all the types of human trafficking here 
      •  Learn to recognize the signs of trafficking here
      •  Master the definition of human trafficking here 

 

 

How to Talk to Kids About Human Trafficking

 

    • Blogs on Talking to Kids about Trafficking published by Human Trafficking Search
      • This two-part Human Trafficking Search blog series gives tips, videos, and specific questions to ask when talking to kids about trafficking.  Part I: “Start the Conversation: How to Talk to Kids about Human Trafficking” can be accessed here.  Part II: “Continuing the Conversation: How to Talk To Kids About Human Trafficking” can be accessed here
    • Guide “How to Talk to Kids about Sex Trafficking”
      • This guide, by End Sex Trafficking, includes information on spotting the signs that kids are being trafficked, safety measures for adults and children to take, and basic information about sex trafficking.  Click here to access.
    • UNICEF USA guide “How to Talk to Your Kids About Trafficking”
      • This guide, produced by UNICEF USA, provides tips on how adults can speak with their children about trafficking.  Click here to access

 

 

Lesson Plans (Elementary through College Levels)

  • Elementary School Age Lesson Plans:
    • A guide & curriculum provided by Stop Sex Trafficking.  This “Conversation Guide” was written by a survivor and advocacy leader, Savannah Sanders, for her organization Sex Trafficking Prevention.  Click here to access the curriculum.
  • Middle School Age Lesson Plans:
    • This lesson plan was produced by Speak Truth to Power.  It is designed to for a two hour class.  Click here for more information and to download the lesson plan.
    • A guide produced by UNICEF that includes lesson plans, handouts, and relevant background information.  Click here to access.
  • High School Age Lesson Plans:
    • Anti-Slavery International developed a series of lesson plans
      • Click here to view the general trafficking lesson plan
      • Click here to view the lesson on an introduction to child slavery
      • Click here to view the lesson on solutions to child slavery
      • Click here to view the lesson  on slavery and what we buy
    • Kids Are Not for Sale: The Price of Human Trafficking Lesson Plan by the American Federation of Teachers.  Click here to access the lesson plan and videos
    • Understanding Modern Day Slavery, by the Advocates for Human Rights.  Click here for more information and to download the lesson
    • Slavery/ Trafficking Lesson Plan by Speak Power to Truth.  Click here for more information and to download the lesson
    • Forced Labor Lesson Plan, written by Harry Wu.  Click here for more information and to download the lesson
    • Human Trafficking lesson plan by Global Nomads Group & the NY Times.  Click here to access
  • College-Level Lesson Plans
    • Slavery and Human Trafficking, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology course.  Click here to access the syllabus.
    • Rutgers University course on Human Trafficking and the United Nations.  Click here to access the syllabus.
    • Baylor University course on Social Work and Human Trafficking.  Click here to access the syllabus.
    • Indiana University course on Global Human Trafficking.  Click here to access the syllabus.