Resources

Child Sex Trafficking Share Graphics

November 5, 2020
This social media toolkit includes graphics and a video available for download to educate your friends, family, and followers on what we know about child sex trafficking. You can also visit us on Instagram to share our story highlight and tag us.

Pride Month Social Media Toolkit

October 22, 2020
The toolkit contains social media graphics available for download to help ensure vulnerable populations have access to services and safety through the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline.

Crisis in Human Trafficking During the Pandemic

June 10, 2020
This data brief includes analysis of relevant data from the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline to examine the potential impact of COVID-19 pandemic on victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking.

The Latino Face of Human Trafficking and Exploitation in the United States

April 24, 2020
This report analyzes data from the National Human Trafficking Hotline and exposes the types of trafficking in which populations from Latin American and the Caribbean are victimized in the United States.

Bidirectional Communication Pilot Project in the Agricultural Sector of San Luis Potosí, Mexico

February 20, 2020
Workers in Mexico’s agricultural sector disproportionately come from poor and marginalized communities and are extremely vulnerable to labor trafficking.

The 2019 Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act: A Topical Summary and Analysis of Four Bills

January 14, 2020
This analysis of the 2019 TVPA looks at how these bills work together to change the U.S. Government policy regime and laws related to human trafficking.

Promising Practices: An Overview of Trauma-Informed Therapeutic Support for Survivors of Human Trafficking

November 5, 2019
This report from Polaris and the Sanar Wellness Institute provides an overview of promising therapeutic support that can be used to enhance individual and group intervention for survivors of all forms of human trafficking.

Human Trafficking and the Opioid Crisis

October 23, 2019
Beginning in January 2015, Polaris has been working to further understand the relationship between drugs and human trafficking using data collected through the National Human Trafficking Hotline.

Join the Solution

October 22, 2019
A Polaris campaign, "Join the Solution," invites the Latino and Hispanic community to learn about sex trafficking and take action by calling the National Human Trafficking Hotline.

More Than Drinks for Sale: Sex Trafficking in U.S. Cantinas and Bars

September 26, 2019
Across the United States, thousands of Latina women are prisoners of the sex trafficking industry in bars and cantinas.

U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline Statistics

September 26, 2019
The U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline has handled 63,380 situations of human trafficking since 2007, comprising one of the largest known publicly available data sets on human trafficking in the United States.

Human Trafficking in Illicit Massage Businesses

September 26, 2019
By mapping and cross-referencing numerous publicly available datasets, Polaris found more than 9,000 illicit massage businesses operating in America.

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