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Center on Human Rights Education Research Guide: Internet Sources

Strengthening Discussion, Striving for Progression

General Human Rights Internet Resources

This page features some of the most helpful internet resources on Human Rights in General, including U.S. government, international government, and non-governmental organizations.

Selected Human Rights Indices

Human Rights Databases

UN Anti Human Trafficking Resources

  • The UNODC page on human trafficking and migrant smuggling contains topics including: Prevention, Protection, Prosecution, News & Events, and Tools & Publications - found here.
  • The Anti Human Trafficking Manual for Criminal Justice Practitioners - found here
    • Includes modules on the "Indicators of Trafficking in Persons," "Psychological Reaction of Victims of Trafficking," "Control Methods in Trafficking in Persons," "Risk Assessment in Trafficking in Persons Investigations, "Interpreters in Trafficking Investigations," "Considerations in Sentencing," and more
  • Fact Sheet no. 36 on Human Rights and Human Trafficking. Fact Sheet no.36, New York and Geneva, 2014
  • Fact Sheet on The International Convention on Migrant Workers and its Committee (Rev. 1). Fact Sheet No.24, New York and Geneva, 2005
  • Special Rapporteur on the Commission on Human Rights on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography
  • Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Especially in Women and Children
  • Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery 
  • Child Trafficking Research Hub
  • UNICEF Data: Monitoring the Situation of Children and Women
    • UNICEF's Database on Child Labour Includes downloadable data on the percentage of children aged 5-14 engaged in child labour, as well as additional publications - found here
  • Bibliography on Trafficking in Persons Database - found here.


U.S. Law Centers and Universities

U.S. Government Anti Human Trafficking Resources

U.S. Laws on Trafficking in Persons (Department of State)

Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (Department of State)

Description The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking and look at the nature and scope of trafficking in persons and the broad range of government actions to confront and eliminate it. In the TIP Report, the Department of State places each country onto one of three tiers each year based on the extent of their governments’ efforts to comply with the “minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking” found in Section 108 of the TVPA:

U.S. TIP Reports 2001-20172018

2001 2002 2003
2004 2005 2006
2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012
2013 2014 2015


Office of Justice Programs 

Office for the Victims of Crimes 

National Institute of Justice