Books: Available for loan from Magdalene House Office
Invisible Chains – Ben Perrin
The Johns: Why Men Pay for Sex-Victor Malarek (quite disturbing)
Human Trafficking the Movie
Tricked – documentary – language warning
Stolen Childhoods – child slavery around the world
Dark Side of Chocolate – slavery in cocoa industry
Online Information about Human Trafficking:
Canada’s national action plan
Canadian Women’s Foundation stories and strategies to end sex trafficking in Canada.
What is human trafficking
Signs that a Person Might be Trafficked
A New Tool for Retail Giants to “target” human traffickers
Human Trafficking Support Organization
Chrysalis Network & National Human Trafficking Support Line
RCMP Human Trafficking National Coordination Centre
Organizations Supporting Victims
Walk With Me
Organizations Fighting Human Trafficking
Hope For The Sold
International Justice Mission Canada
Facts about Sex Trafficking
Source: Canadian Women’s Foundation “From Heartbreaking to Groundbreaking.”
What Else Can You Do?
1. LEARN ABOUT IT
Get informed about sex trafficking of women and girls in Canada: canadianwomen.org/trafficking
2. SPEAK UP ABOUT IT
Sexual exploitation is driven by demand. Speak up about the realities of women and girls exploited in the sex industry.
3. CHALLENGE IT
Contact your federal, provincial or local government representative to ask what they’re doing about sex trafficking, raise the issue with your local paper, or bring it up at a community meeting.
4. STOP IT
If you suspect that sex trafficking is happening in your community, or you are a trafficking victim, contact a local sexual assault line, women’s crisis line, or police.
5. CHANGE IT
Help the Canadian Women’s Foundation to bring an end to the sex trafficking of women and girls in Canada.