Tool to Identify Victims of Human Trafficking


Out of the Shadows

VeraThe Vera Institute of Justice’s Trafficking, in collaboration with eleven victim service organisation has developed a Victim of Human Trafficking Identification Tool.  Tested with a diverse sample of potential victims of trafficking the tool was found to be reliable in predicting labour and sex trafficking. The tool will be useful for victim service providers and law enforcement when faced with someone who may be a victim of  human trafficking.  The tool consists of a 30 topic questionnaire.  It also contains advice on ho to conduct an interview in order to delevoping trust and demonstrating respect during an interview, maintaining confidentiality and understanding the effects of trauma and victimization.   Read more…

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