Human Trafficking

Taking Action

People are working on many ways to help prevent human trafficking, and some ideas have already been passed to help.

-United States President Bill Clinton, and Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi together have officially recognized and addressed trafficking in women and children for the purpose of forced prostitution. They have established a working group in order to deal with the problem. ("Clinton, Prodi discuss slave trade," United Press International, 6 May 199
One of the best ways to help prevent human trafficking is to report any tips you have of recent incidents. There are numbers you can call to do so.

Polaris Project:-

The NHTRC is a national, 24-hour, toll-free, anti-trafficking hotlineoperated and implemented by Polaris Project and funded by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The NHTRC works to improve the national response to protect victims of human trafficking in the U.S. The NHTRC maintains a national database of anti-trafficking agencies as well as a library of available anti-trafficking resources and materials. 1-888-3737-888 (human trafficking hotline)to report a tip; to connect with anti-trafficking services in your area; or to request training and technical assistance, general information, or specific anti-trafficking resources.

Polaris Project is one of the largest anti-trafficking organizations in the United States and Japan, with programs operating at international, national and local levels through our offices in Washington, DC; Newark, NJ; and Tokyo, Japan.  Polaris Project is one of the few organizations working on all forms of trafficking and serving both citizen and foreign national victims of human trafficking.Polaris Project's comprehensive approach to combating human trafficking includes  conducting direct outreach and victim identification, providing social services and transitional housing to victims, operating the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) serving as the central national hotline on human trafficking, advocating for stronger state and Federal anti-trafficking legislation, and engaging community members in local and national grassroots efforts.