Research & Reports from the South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking (SBCEHT) and our Partners
Victim Rights Advocacy Project: Summary of findings and recommendations
2022 Annual Report: Report on the efforts and outcomes of the South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking and its member organizations in 2021.
2021 Annual Report: Report on the efforts and outcomes of the South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking and its member organizations in 2021.
2020 Annual Report: Report on the efforts and outcomes of the South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking and its member organizations in 2020.
2018 Annual Report: Report on the efforts and outcomes of the South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking and its member organizations in 2018. Read the Acknowledgements and Appendices here.
Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Service Report: Report on the pilot program for a CSEC response team, developed by Community Solutions
Department of Family and Children’s Services Response to Commercially Sexually Exploited Children 2019: Since 2010, the Santa Clara County Department of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS) has been working to clarify and understand issues relating to Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC).
Examples of Human Trafficking in the San Francisco Bay Area: Read the true stories of local trafficking survivors from various industries in our region. From South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking
Human Trafficking Data for Santa Clara County: A 2015 report from the County of Santa Clara Office of Women’s Policy with contributions from many SBCEHT partners
Literature Review of “John School” Programs: An overview of research regarding the impact of sex buyer schools on recidivism and reducing demand for commercialized sex. The literature review was commissioned by SBCEHT member Community Solutions and the National Council on Crime and Delinquency
No Traffick Ahead: For more information on Human Trafficking in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, visit our regional collaborative, No Traffick Ahead
Human Trafficking in San Francisco: A 2018 report from the San Francisco Mayor’s Task Force on Anti-Human Trafficking and the City & County of San Francisco County Department on the Status of Women
Learn More about Your Role in Ending Human Trafficking
Human Trafficking Online Open Awareness Courses: Stanford’s free self-paced online courses created in partnership with the South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking and the San Francisco Mayor’s Task Force on Anti-Human Trafficking. Short awareness videos are geared towards the general public, restaurant industry, and the hospitality industry
Community Toolkit: Alameda County’s H.E.A.T. Watch has developed tools for building community action, empowering survivors, and holding their traffickers accountable
Hotline Stories: Inspiring stories from the National Human Trafficking Hotline provided by the National Human Trafficking Resource Center
The Life Story: Explore 13 moments when survivors, service providers, funders, advocates and allies can make a difference for girls and women in the Life
Learn More about the Impacts of Demand
Comparing Sex Buyers with Men Who Don’t Buy Sex: 2011 study from Prostitution Research & Education.
Organization for Prostitution Survivors: A Seattle organization addressing the harm of prostitution and creating opportunities for women to seek supportive services and heal from the gender-based violence. Focus areas include Survivor Services, Community Education, and Men’s Accountability
Mortality among Sex Workers: A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology on cause-specific mortality of sex workers identified in Colorado Springs from 1967-1999
Surviving the Streets of New York: Urban Institute’s 2015 report on LQBTQ youth engaged in “survival sex”
Exchanging Sex for Survival: The Atlantic’s 2014 article on teen runaways engaged in “survival sex”
Prevalence and Correlates of Exchanging Sex : 2006 article in the academic journal STI that examines the prevalence of sex for drugs or money among U.S. youth
Shifting the Burden: 2014 UK report on the impact of the sale of sexual services on those involved and to develop proposals for government action with a focus on tackling demand for the sex trade
For Businesses & Consumers
SBCEHT’s Training Courses: Stanford’s free online courses created with the South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking for the restaurant industry and the hospitality industry
Database of Training Providers: If you are interested in receiving human trafficking training, visit this resource from NoTraffickAhead
Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking: Resources for businesses to be proactive partners in ending human trafficking. From the organization B.E.S.T.
California State Law SB 1193 poster: Posting of Public Notices Regarding Slavery and Human Trafficking
California Transparency in Supply Chains Act: from the State of California, Office of the Attorney General
The Code: A tourism and travel industry initiative to take specific actions to end child sex tourism and exploitation
Corporate Resources:Resources for corporations to help protect children from all form of commercial sexual exploitation from ECPAT-USA
How Many Slaves Work for you?: Learn how many slaves work for you based on your personal consumer choices. From Made in a Free World where consumers & businesses work together to end human trafficking
Know The Chain: Resources for procurement, supply chain and business professionals to assess and remove the risk of human trafficking from KnowTheChain.org
List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor: From the US Department of Labor.
Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor Toolkit: from the U.S. Department of Labor
Verite: Resources for brands and suppliers on forced labor in the supply chain
“Know the Red Flags” Brochure (English): From SBCEHT and the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy
“Know the Red Flags” Brochure (Vietnamese): From SBCEHT and the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy
“Know the Red Flags” Brochure (Spanish): From SBCEHT and the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy
Red Flags Wallet Card: Print a card to keep in your wallet with red flags and indicators of Human Trafficking. From No Traffick Ahead
Potential Indicators and Red Flags: Print a list of human trafficking red flags from Polaris
Screening Wallet Card: Print a card to keep in your wallet with questions to ask if you encounter something suspicious. From the National Human Trafficking Resource Center
National Anti-Human Trafficking Organizations
Free the Slaves: Free the Slaves is building a world without slavery by demonstrating that ending slavery is possible
Freedom Network: Advancing a rights-based approach to address human trafficking in the United States
GEMS: Girls Education & Mentoring Services: Empowering young women, ages 12–24, who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking to exit the commercial sex industry and develop to their full potential
HEAL Trafficking: A Network and tools for multidisciplinary professionals dedicated to ending human trafficking and supporting its survivors, from a public health perspective
National Human Trafficking Resource Center: Operates the national hotline and provides information about all forms of human trafficking in the U.S.
Polaris Project: helping survivors restore their freedom, preventing more victims, and leveraging data and technology to pursue traffickers wherever they operate
Thorn: Building technology to defend children from sexual abuse
U.S. Department of State – Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons: The Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons leads the United States’ global engagement against human trafficking