Human Trafficking Awareness
InterExchange is a proud supporter of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Blue Campaign and the global fight to end human trafficking.
Everyone has a role to play in combating human trafficking and you can help by recognizing potential indicators and reporting suspected cases of human trafficking.
Human Trafficking is Defined as the…
|Act of||... a person for labor, services or commercial sex acts|
|by Means of|
|for the Purpose of||... OR any conventional sex act involving a minor|
Indicators of Human Trafficking:
- The person does not have access to their travel documents or identification papers, which restricts the individual’s freedom of movement and opportunity.
- The person’s wages are being withheld.
- The person is being paid a wage that is less than what was promised.
- The person is threatened by an employer with deportation or arrest.
- The person is coached on what to say to law enforcement or other officials, including the U.S. Department of State or their J-1 Visa sponsor.
Working & Living Conditions
- The person is doing a different job than expected.
- The person is deprived of satisfactory living conditions.
For more information and resources to help prevent human trafficking, please visit:
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Blue Campaign
- Office To Monitor And Combat Trafficking In Persons
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
- U.S. Department of Justice
- U.S. Department of State
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
- Polaris Project
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