Trafficked individuals experience physical, sexual and emotional violence at the hands of traffickers, pimps, employers, among others, and are exposed to various workplace, health and environmental hazards. The breadth of the harm suggests a role for a currently underutilized approach: public health methodologies. The field of public health offers vital skills and expertise in the fight against human trafficking.
A Public Health Approach to Human TraffickingGlobal Eye on Human Trafficking
Citation InformationJonathan Todres, A Public Health Approach to Human Trafficking, Global Eye on Human Trafficking (Int'l Org. for Migration), Apr. 2013, at 10.