Human Trafficking Awareness
This training course has been developed in response to the Federal government’s zero-tolerance policy on Human Trafficking. This course was designed to help increase awareness and educate on the indicators of Human Trafficking.
Knowing the Indicators
Human Trafficking can occur anywhere, and by anyone. The indicators of human trafficking are based on how traffickers control their victims. By knowing the common indicators of human trafficking you’ll be able recognize people who may be victims of human trafficking or on the path to becoming victimized.
Introduction to Human Trafficking
Trafficking Laws, Regulations and Policy
Human trafficking happens in almost every country around the world, including the United States. You may not see the problem, but it’s there. It’s estimated there are more than 27 million human trafficking victims worldwide. Traffickers represent every social, ethnic, and racial group. Traffickers are not only men; women are also perpetrators. The children, women, and men who are trafficked are vulnerable due to poverty, economic hardship, natural disaster, political unrest, and many other risk factors that makes them a target for human trafficking.
The first step in combating human trafficking is awareness. Being educated on the signs and indicators of human trafficking could help identify if someone is a victim of human trafficking. Raising awareness about human trafficking and the impact on victims, reduces the prevalence of human trafficking and supports victims, prosecutes offenders, and provide communities with the capacity to respond to the problem.
By completing the Human Trafficking Awareness course, you will know what Human Trafficking is, where it occurs, you will understand and identify the laws and regulations related to Human Trafficking, and know how to prevent, report, and respond to this crime.