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Where can I find information on policy issues related to the certification procedures for victims of severe forms of trafficking within the U.S.
S.E.
03/16/2005
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Florrie Burke
03/17/2005
arrow icon For information regarding victims of human trafficking and t...
Emily
01/27/2004
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I would like to know about model crime victim programs designed to help persons who were illegally brought to the U.S. as victims of Trafficking in Persons. Are there any good programs out there?
D.A.
03/16/2005
arrow icon In New York City ECPAT-USA and IOFA, two non-profit organiza...
Carol Smolenski
03/09/2005
arrow icon The Freedom Network Institute on Human Trafficking provides ...
ECS
01/27/2004
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Do you know if there are going to be any more information sessions for human service providers about trafficking and the options for victims. We had one in our area of Florida--a major tourist area with a...
Mary Van Hook
03/16/2005
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Florrie Burke
03/17/2005
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One sure way to slow trafficking is by getting citizens at the local level educated and involved. Most often, trafficking goes undetected because individuals who presume that it is happening in their neig...
Alicia Harrison
03/16/2005
arrow icon Alicia, I am a staff attorney with the American Prosecutors ...
Danica Kidd
03/16/2005
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Greetings everyone! I am new to the forum. I have been interested in this topic for some time and wonder if there are any available trainings in the new york area on human trafficking. If anyone has any in...
Antonio Shaw
03/16/2005
arrow icon I just attended a terrific session in Manhattan that was co-...
Nancy Lick
06/03/2005
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In your opinion, what is the single biggest challenge facing the anti-trafficking movement today? Cooperation between countries? Creating effective legislation? Promoting women's rights? Combating the comm...
Becca Frucht
03/16/2005
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What do you think can be done on the state-level to address trafficking in the U.S.? Are there any states that have particularly progressive policies that should be used as models?
Becca Frucht
03/16/2005
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Which countries do you think maintain the best practices in terms of legislation and policies preventing trafficking? How does the U.S. Trafficking Victims Protection Act compare to these efforts? Where wo...
Becca Frucht
03/16/2005
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What is your opinion on the definition of trafficking provided by the UN Protocol? How do you think the debate over legalization of prostitution and tangential issues of consent/coercion inform the UN's de...
Becca Frucht
03/16/2005
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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC’s Web Forum Guest Host Session. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss Human Traffick...
OVCRC
03/16/2005
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What would be some of the tell tale signs of a victim trafficking case from the law enforcement perspective?
Brian
03/16/2005
arrow icon Telltale signs of HT would be thoes victims that have been b...
Antonio Shaw
03/16/2005
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Can you tell me what nontraditional therapies you are using at Safe Horizons, especially with youth and children?
Judy Hyde
03/16/2005
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How did your program get started, who were and are your collaborators or partners and do you think a similar model can be duplicated in non-megal urban settings or in rural areas?
Roselle
03/16/2005
arrow icon I would love to learn more about your program and how you ar...
Mary Van Hook
03/16/2005
arrow icon I would like that information too!
Graciela
03/16/2005
arrow icon Thank you for your time and efforts in providing this valuab...
Roselle
03/16/2005
arrow icon If Florrie Burke is still there I would be VERY interested t...
Tim Myers
03/16/2005
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florrie burke
03/16/2005
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In labor trafficking cases, victims often view their situation here better than the conditions of their home country and are often "content" despite the long hours, living conditions, etc.. prefe...
jennifer
03/16/2005
arrow icon Victims are attached (by many ways) to their traffickers. Th...
Lan N. Pham
03/16/2005
arrow icon I agree. But with some trust and a lot of education you can...
Alicia Harrison
03/16/2005
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florrie burke
03/16/2005
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Hello. I work for the National Conference of State Legislatures. We currently have a grant from OVC designed to educate state legislators on victims' issues. We have recently been tracking the issue of hu...
Sarah Hammond
03/16/2005
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florrie burke
03/16/2005
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Can you provide any information on the protocol that INS follows when immigrants who are victims of trafficking are detained? How can advocates be certain victims are getting the support and information t...
Alicia Harrison
03/16/2005
arrow icon I would love to have some of those resources and info. How c...
Graciela
03/16/2005
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florrie burke
03/16/2005
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How much human trafficking is in the U.S. and is there a concentration in particular areas? If there are any victims/survivors of human trafficking in our localities, what are the signs we should be lookin...
Samata Horwitz
03/16/2005
arrow icon Its interesting that you shold ask that. When i was working ...
Antonio Shaw
03/16/2005
arrow icon I have been doing some research on trafficking. What I'm fi...
Alicia Harrison
03/16/2005
arrow icon It is estimated that between 15 thousand and 18 thousand per...
florrie burke
03/16/2005
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Ms. Burke, Thank you for moderating today's discussion. What would you say is the greatest need that is currently not being met for identified trafficked victims?
Kira
03/16/2005
arrow icon I work for a womens shelter that is trying to bring more att...
Alicia Harrison
03/16/2005
arrow icon I personally think that the greatest need is housing. Traff...
florrie burke
03/16/2005
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What is your opinion of the international community's progress in cooperating to end trafficking? What else can be done to facilitate cooperation across borders to protect victims and prevent trafficking?
Becca Frucht
03/16/2005
arrow icon The international issues related to trafficking are too comp...
florrie burke
03/16/2005
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What advice would you give to US prosecutors/law enforcement to help them identify victims of trafficking? I know that in the past, for example, child victims of sex trafficking have been picked up by poli...
Danica Kidd
03/16/2005
arrow icon Who did these trainings on law, interviweing, investigation,...
Graciela
03/16/2005
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florrie burke
03/16/2005
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Can you give an overview of the scope & dynamics of human trafficking(both internationally and nationally-U.S.) Also, how can qualified therapists help and what are the priority client needs?
sara moorehines
03/16/2005
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florrie burke
03/16/2005
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What steps do we need to take as a country to deter what seems to be easy access into and out of our country?
stephanie T
03/16/2005
arrow icon I seriously wonder if the steps that we need to take as a co...
Antonio Shaw
03/16/2005
arrow icon This question goes beyond my scope of expertise. I think th...
florrie burke
03/16/2005
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Hola! I think patience and time will help to gain the trust of a HT victim, is there anything else?
Graciela
03/16/2005
arrow icon I wanted to bring to your attention that loop holes in the l...
Alicia Harrison
03/16/2005
arrow icon I agree. The trust factor in dealing with HT victims needs t...
Antonio Shaw
03/16/2005
arrow icon Can you elaborate on "having case manager with same laguage ...
Graciela
03/16/2005
arrow icon You are exactly right that patience and time are the most im...
florrie burke
03/16/2005
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In what ways should domestic violence agencies better prepare for trafficking victims and better reach out to trafficking victims?
Cheryl
03/16/2005
arrow icon In a similar vain, how can a Battered Immigrant Project with...
Roselle
03/16/2005
arrow icon There are some excellent examples of DV agencies being ready...
florrie burke
03/16/2005
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What are the estimated demographics and spatial patterns of human trafficking nationwide? Additionally, what is the public health impact on the victims and on society in general from this human rights crim...
David Hollar
03/16/2005
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