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From tothe Polaris Project rated all 50 states and D. Links to related online resources are listed below. In the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida launched G. Court - Growth Renewed through Acceptance, Change and Empowerment - a specialized court devoted to the needs to children who have been identified as victims of commercial sexual exploitation and labor trafficking.
Shared Hope International has a wealth of training resources for judges, law enforcement, service providers, child welfare, juvenile justice, social services, etc.
This issue brief focuses on the importance of case management in working with international victims of human trafficking from the point of identification until a victim reaches self-sufficiency. The Trafficking in Persons TIP Report is an annual publication of the State Department and is the nation's principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on the issue of human trafficking.
It also looks at the characteristics of an effective case manager along with the benefits not only to victims but also to other key stakeholders, including law enforcement and service providers. Shared Hope International's Demanding Justice Benchmark Assessment is an initial assessment of the criminal consequences for those who purchase sex with a minor in the U. The study found though 48 states have a CSEC or trafficking law that pertains to buyers and buyers were identified in 47 states, only 18 of those states had a federal or state CSEC or trafficking conviction brought against a buyer.
This resource guide provides links to the leading programs and studies involving human trafficking. Human Trafficking Resource Guide.
The HT Guide has the following chapters: 1 Addressing human trafficking in state courts: background and approach; 2 Community courts, specialized dockets, and other approaches to address sex trafficking; 3 Human trafficking and immigrant victims; 4 Child trafficking victims and state courts; 5 Identifying and responding to sex trafficking; 6 Ethical issues for judges and court practitioners in human trafficking-involved cases; 7 Affordable Care Act: assisting victims of human trafficking in rebuilding their lives; 8 Tribal justice and sex trafficking; 9 Addressing complexities of language and culture in human trafficking-involved cases; 10 Labor trafficking; 11 Human trafficking education resources for judges and court practitioners.
The law requires the Department of Transportation to issue lifetime bans on professional drivers who are issued felonies for using commercial motor vehicles for trafficking in persons.
The first, and perhaps most challenging goal, is to promote proactive discovery and identification of children who are and have been commercially sexually exploited. It is a comprehensive resource of governmental anti-human trafficking efforts.
Human trafficking resource guide
Prostitution Diversion Programs. State Ratings on Human Trafficking Laws. The program was initiated by Cherished H. New York's Human Trafficking Courts.
November, Iowa's Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice's Sex Offender Research Council's study of the efforts of Iowa and other states to prevent sex abuse-related crimes, including sex abuse. The success of pilot courts in Queens, Midtown Manhattan, and Nassau County led New York to a statewide Human Trafficking Intervention Initiative, creating a statewide system of courts deed to intervene in the lives of trafficked human beings.
The program focused on juvenile trafficking and how to 1 identify juveniles within the youth court system who are being trafficked and 2 find services for this population.
Weller, Steven and John A. The Judiciary of Mississippi, with SJI funding, developed a program "Addressing Human Trafficking Technical Involved Cases in the Mississippi Courts" deed to increase court capacity to perform an effective role in human trafficking involved cases. The study highlights the states' struggle to capture accurate data regarding the prevalence and nature of human trafficking within their states. Featured Links William J. This monograph produced by the National Judicial College includes advice on warning s tribal judges should look for that indicate human trafficking may be occurring.
This comprehensive review of current literature on human trafficking into and within the U. A more specific focus concerns the phenomenon of domestic trafficking trafficking involving U. Demanding Justice Project Benchmark Assessment. Whether by creating problem-solving courts, diversion programs, or training initiatives, state courts are working to understand and develop programs to address the impact of human trafficking victims and defendants in the nation's state and local courts.
Ohio is the first state to require Commercial Driver's CDL drivers to take a one hour class in human trafficking. Heather J. Clawson and Nicole Dutch. Each country is placed into three tiers based on the government's efforts to comply with "minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking.
The court is part of the Juvenile Dependency Division and provides comprehensive services and support to these children and their families under protections afforded by the state's human trafficking laws. ly, federal law only required that commercial drivers lose their CDL for one year with potential for reinstatement upon conviction of a felony related to human trafficking.
Human Trafficking U. Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report.