Human Trafficking and the Health Care Industry

Individuals who experience human trafficking have a range of health consequences and many individuals with pervasive health concerns and disabilities are particularly vulnerable to traffickers. But despite up to 88% of trafficking victims accessing health care during their trafficking situation, not every health care professional may feel equipped to identify the signs or address a trafficking survivor’s needs.

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Disabilities and Human Trafficking

Health Conditions & Recruitment

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Victim's Access to Health Care

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Health Care in Trafficking Operations

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Health Care as a Means of Control

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Physical Indicators of Human Trafficking

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Behavioral Indicators of Human Trafficking

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Environmental Indicators of Human Trafficking

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Need help? Polaris operates the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline.