Disabilities and Human Trafficking

Victims with Physical, Cognitive, or Emotional Disabilities

Source:
Office for Victims of Crime Website

Victims of human trafficking may develop disabilities from abuse at the hands of their traffickers, and individuals with disabilities may be targeted by traffickers because they are vulnerable. Many human trafficking task forces miss identifying this risk factor or fail to make provisions for people with disabilities.

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How to Identify and Communicate with Human Trafficking Victims with an Intellectual and/or Developmental Disability 2014 Webinar Slides

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Office for Victims of Crime Webinar

Presentation Goals: • To provide tips to help identify a human trafficking victim who may have an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD) • To provide tips for communicating with a human trafficking victim with an I/DD • To identify resources to help support human trafficking victims with

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Collaborating to Address the Needs of Trafficked Survivors with Disabilities

Source:
Futures Without Violence Webinar

Various risk factors put individuals with disabilities at risk of domestic violence, sexual violence, and all forms of human trafficking. This webinar will discuss these factors and also consider the intersection of the trafficking of persons with disabilities with domestic and sexual violence. The panelists explore how

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National Human Trafficking and Disabilities Working Group

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IOFA
National Human Trafficking and Disabilities Working Group

Professionals from across the country working with survivors of human trafficking, persons with disabilities, and/or at-risk or vulnerable populations

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“Words Matter” Disability Etiquette Document

Source:
National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) Document

The attached list from the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) depicts phrases and terms that are generally considered appropriate, as well as terms and phrases to avoid using. Please keep in mind that language is constantly evolving and not everyone has the same preference, so the best

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Collaborating to Address the Needs of Trafficked Survivors with Disabilities – Futures Without Violence Webinar

Source:
Futures Without Violence Webinar 2017

Various risk factors put individuals with disabilities at risk of domestic violence, sexual violence, and all forms of human trafficking. This webinar discusses these factors and also consider the intersection of the trafficking of persons with disabilities with domestic and sexual violence. The panelists explore how domestic

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“Violence Against People with Disabilities and Deaf People 101” Vera Institute Webinar

Source:
Vera Institute of Justice 2017 Webinar

This webinar provides information on how to appropriately provide services for victims of violence who have a disability or are Deaf. Sandra Harrell from the Center on Victimization and Safety at The Vera Institute of Justice presents as a part of the 2017 End Abuse of People

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Recommendations to Prevent the Disproportionate Placement and Inadequate Treatment of Children with Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System

Source:
National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)

There remains an urgent need to protect children and youth with disabilities from unnecessary incarceration. When confinement is necessary, it is critical that they are provided the services they need to grow and develop, as well as the educational and rehabilitation necessary to rejoin their communities successfully.

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Sexual Assualt and Women with Disabilities – Toolkit

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Illinois Imagines

A collaboration team, called Illinois Imagines, created the Our Rights, Right Now Toolkit to guide disability service agencies and rape crisis centers as they respond to women with disabilities who experience sexual violence. The guide includes an introduction to the issue of sexual violence against women with

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Trafficking and Disability

Source:
Human Trafficking Pro Bono and National Disability Rights Network

This fact sheet provides information on the intersections of labor trafficking and disability and sex trafficking and disability and provides suggestions for identifying signs of human trafficking when working with individuals with disabilities. To download the Fact Sheet, please click the link below: Trafficking & Disability Fact

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