Work Group 6: Examining Labor, International, and Adult Sex Trafficking

General Target Population: May include traffickers, solicitors/purchasers, and victims of various types of trafficking to include: foreign-born victims of human trafficking (labor trafficking and sex trafficking of children and adults).

General Factors Addressed: The factors will vary depending upon the specifc type of trafficking being addressed.

General Focus of Projects: The purpose of this work group will be to EXAMINE victims of various types of trafficking to include: foreign-born victims of human trafficking (labor trafficking and sex trafficking of children and adults) with the goal of gathering critical information.

Target Groups: Law enforcement and victim specialists who may encounter foreign-born victims of human trafficking.

Target Risk Factors Addressed:  Exploitation of underserved and/or previously unidentified victims of human trafficking - with particular attention paid to foreign-born victims of human trafficking.

Description of Project: Creating a resource intended for law enforcement and victim advocates who may encounter foreign-born victims of human trafficking.  The resource will include: Definitions, statutes, and terminology; identification and initial approach; addressing victim’s immediate and long-term needs; addressing misconceptions; and frequently asked questions.