Overview of Human Trafficking During the Pandemic by Margaret Henderson, UNC School of Government.
How will the pandemic affect human trafficking? We're not sure yet. But with all children at home from school, many unsupervised and online, we must be ready to respond to the likely increase in cybertrafficking, online luring, and child pornography. As stress at home increases and people become isolated, some children may be vulnerable to abuse. We know that financial insecurity can increase vulnerability to exploitation. We must be ready to respond. Please check here for more updates.
Click on the picture to connect to the live working document which has been scaled, edited, and modeled from the Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force's Resource Document to provide information to service providers on state and national resources during the Covid-19 crisis.
( According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, there are 750,000 online predators worldwide at any given moment.)
--TWO MONTHS OF FREE ONLINE MONITORING FROM BARK:
--RECENT GUIDANCE FROM NC DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
--FROM SHARED HOPE INTERNATIONAL
--WAYS TO ENSURE YOUR KIDS ARE SAFE ONLINE DURING QUARANTINE:
--ONLINE SAFETY TOOLS WHILE KIDS ARE HOME
--FOR VIEWING WITH KIDS :
--CHILD WELFARE ADVOCACY DURING PANDEMIC
--STOP TRAFFICKERS FROM LURING VICTIMS THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA
--HOMELESSNESS DURING PANDEMIC CAN INCREASE RISK OF EXPLOITATION. LEARN MORE ABOUT HOMELESSNESS DURING PANDEMIC HERE.
PORN SEARCHES INCREASE WHEN CHILDREN ARE HOME FROM SCHOOL
ITALY: PORNOGRAPHY INCREASE DURING QUARANTINE
FROM FBI: WEB BASED HUMAN TRAFFICKING WARNING
KNOW THE SIGNS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
RESOURCE LIST FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS
GUIDANCE FOR HOMELESS SERVICE PROVIDERS DURING PANDEMIC
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION GUIDANCE TO GET YOUR WORKPLACE READY FOR COVID-19
HOME IS NOT SAFE FOR EVERYONE
PANDEMIC RESPONSE RESOURCES FOR NGOs, SURVIVORS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS
RISK FACTORS FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING AFTER NATURAL DISASTER