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Global Slavery Index

Learn more and do more!

Poverty + Human Trafficking

Includes resources about: the issue of modern slavery; social change; theology; & history.

First Responder Training by Blue Campaign

A brief overview of how to identify and report human trafficking

Slavery Footprint

Find out how many slaves are needed to support your lifestyle.

Typology of Slavery by Polaris Project

Learn about the 25 types of slavery identified in the US.

Urban Shalom

A theological and practical exploration of holistic freedom.

Health Care Indicators for human trafficked individuals
Health Care Indicators by NHTRC

Potential red flags and indicators that medical providers may see in a patient who may be a victim of human trafficking

How Porn Affects the Brain by Fight the New Drug

Research linking porn, brain development, and human trafficking

International Labor Organization website:

Research on forced labor, modern slavery, and human trafficking

Survivor by Thorn
Survivor Survey by Thorn

A report on the technology to recruit, groom, and sell domestic minor sex trafficking victims

DOCUMENTARIES & FILMS

Chosen

This film series is designed to teach teens the warning signs and indicators of trafficking through the true stories of teenage girls who were tricked by traffickers.

Half the Sky

Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide was filmed in 10 countries and follows Kristof, WuDunn, and celebrity activists on a journey to tell the stories of inspiring, courageous individuals.

The Whistleblower
The Whistleblower

A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex trafficking scandal.

SOLD

A girl risks everything for freedom after being trafficked from her mountain village in Nepal to a brothel in India.

I Am Jane Doe

A documentary that chronicles the epic battle that several American mothers waged on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex-trafficking on Backpage.com.

BOOKS | JUSTICE

Pursuing Justice, Ken Wytsma

God isn’t primarily concerned with personal piety but about empowering His children to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with their creator.

Walking With the Poor, Bryant Meyers

A modern classic, Bryant Meyers shows how Christian mission can contribute to dismantling poverty and social evil.

Generous Justice, Timothy Keller

Keller explores a life of justice empowered by an experience of grace: a generous, gracious justice. Here is a book for believers who find the Bible a trustworthy guide as well as those who suspect that Christianity is a regressive influence in the world.

Deepening the Soul for Justice, Bethany Hoang

An exploration of how spiritual formation can fuel our response to God’s call to justice, from the inside out.

When Justice Just Is, Katie Bergman

A personal narrative exploring what it means to seek justice sustainably, especially within the human trafficking field, and learning how to balancing caring for the world with taking care of oneself.

BOOKS | HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Bonded Labor, Siddharth Kara

Based on 11 years of research in Southeast Asia, the author delves into an ancient and ever-evolving mode of slavery.

A Crime So Monstrous, Benjamin Skinner

An unforgettable, highly readable account of contemporary slavery based on the author’s travels around the globe, personally tell stories that need to be told – and heard.

The Slave Next Door, Kevin Bales

This book is a call to action, examining the pervasiveness of human trafficking and modern slavery in the US.

Sex Trafficking, Siddharth Kara

An examination of the local factors and global economic forces that gave rise to modern sexual slavery and quantifies, for the first time, the size, growth, and profitability of the industry.

Ending Slavery, Kevin Bales

An informative and practical exploration into solutions for addressing modern slavery, explaining how governments and citizens can build a world without slavery.

Sold, Patricia McCormick

A fictionalized account of an Nepalese girl who is sold into human trafficking in India, which inspired the film “Sold”.

Half the Sky, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

A passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.

TAKE ACTION

12 Ways to End Modern Slavery

Read more about how you can take action in ending modern slavery.

Shop in the Direction of Freedom

Use this bulletin insert to share with your church to engage them in ethical or fair trade shopping options from some of our trusted partners.

Camano Island Coffee

When you buy fair trade / organic coffee from Camano Island, the Set Free Movement receives 10% of your purchase. Use this bulletin insert to promote Camano Island coffee at your church.

Human Trafficking Hotline

Learn how to identify the signs and report cases of human trafficking.

Verité

Provides the knowledge and tools to eliminate the most serious labor and human rights abuses in global supply chains.

Made in a Free World

A platform for a community of businesses and consumers to buy better through a supply chain transparency tool.

Freedom United website

Global advocacy campaigns addressing all aspects of human trafficking and modern slavery.

Better World Shopper

A website and app to help consumers make ethical purchases.

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