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International Organizations

Academy for Educational Development
The Academy for Educational Development is an independent, nonprofit organization committed to solving critical social problems in the U.S.

American Center for International Labor Solidarity (Solidarity Center)
Trafficking in persons is the worst form of labor exploitation.

Amnesty International
Amnesty International handles issues of human trafficking within its regional offices, in addition to the Women’s Rights Office.

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) works internationally to combat trafficking and sexual exploitation in all its forms and help cease child trafficking..

Freedom Network USA
Freedom Network (USA), which was established in 2001, is a coalition of 25 non-governmental organizations that provide services to, and advocate for the rights of, trafficking survivors in the United States.

Global Rights: Partners for Justice (formerly International Human Rights Law Group) is formerly International Human Rights Law Group.

Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is the largest human rights organization based in the United States.

International Justice Mission
International Justice Mission is a human rights agency that rescues victims of violence, sexual exploitation, slavery, and oppression.

International Organization for Adolescents
International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA), an independent, nonprofit organization based in New York City , was formed in 1999 to advocate for the rights of young people and to offer technical assistance to programs and services for adolescents around the world.

International Organization for Migration
Geared toward the prevention of trafficking in persons, particularly women and children and the protection of migrant's rights, IOM's activities include the following activites.

International Rescue Committee
On November 24, 2003, the IRC announced its Anti-Trafficking Action Coalition, a network of 22 resettlement offices across the United States which will be providing critical services to victims of trafficking.

MiraMed Institute
MiraMed, a nonprofit organization with Special Consultative Status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council, provides programs of social protection, education, training and self-sufficiency for displaced and orphaned children in Russia and coalition-building, education and training for the prevention of trafficking of girls and young women in Russia since 1991..

Project HOPE International
Project HOPE International (PHI) is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC dedicated to combating human trafficking and providing aftercare services for all trafficked persons regardless of circumstance.

Restore International
Restore International is currently working in India and Uganda, providing tools to meet basic needs as well as long-term goals to take children and the poor out of the lives they once were forced in and bring them to a place of hope and restoration.

The Asia Foundation
The Asia Foundation programs aim not only to address but also to prevent all forms of violence against women, ranging from domestic violence to such heinous acts as acid-throwing and deliberate bride burning to the trafficking of women and children.

The Salvation Army
Activities in the United States The Salvation Army (TSA) is responsible for two Department of Justice (DOJ) funded anti-trafficking programs.

Vital Voices Global Partnership
Since 1997, Vital Voices Global Partnership has been conducting public awareness campaigns and building capacity to combat trafficking.

World Education
Trafficking is one of the seven worst forms of child labor that World Education aims to address through its Brighter Futures Program.

Education and Information

Stop-Traffic is an open, facilitated, international electronic list funded by the Women's Reproductive Health Initiative of the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health.

Global Campaigns

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW)
The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) is a non-governmental organization that promotes women's human rights.

Multi-regional Services

World Relief Corporation
Together, World Relief and partner churches are saving lives and restoring hope through Microenterprise Development, Child Survival, AIDS, Child Development, Disaster Response, Agriculture, Refugee Care, Immigrant Assistance, Trafficking Victim Protection and much more..

Regional or Metropolitan Task Forces and Networks

New York City Community Response to Trafficking (IOFA and ECPAT)
The New York City Community Response to Trafficking (CRT) is a trafficking awareness project aimed at developing a collaborative response to the problem of human trafficking by community based organizations and criminal justice agencies, including local police and prosecutors and federal agents and prosecutors, in New York City.

New York City Task Force Against Trafficking
What is the New York City Task Force? The New York City Task Force Against the Sexual Exploitation of Young People was formed on October 11, 2000 by ECPAT-USA, Girls Education & Mentoring Services (GEMS) and International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA).

The Bay Area Anti-Trafficking Task Force
The Bay Area Anti-Trafficking Task Force is a regional network of service providers and advocates working on behalf of persons trafficking to the United States for the purpose of sexual or economic exploitation.

Washington State Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons


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