Human Trafficking Toolkit Resources

This section highlights key resources for addressing human trafficking.

Key Resources

Books and Articles (PDF)

OCTIP Pocket Card Order Form (PDF)

Posters Order Form (PDF)

RCMP Youth Toolkit (PDF)

Dr. Sara Hunt Manual Description (PDF)

Videos (PDF)

Youth Gang Prevention Toolkit (PDF)

Websites and Other Online Resources

This section highlights web links mentioned in the Communities Taking Action Toolkit.

Websites for Getting Informed

Glossary of Terms

OCTIP’s Online Training Course: Human Trafficking – Canada is Not Immune

B.C.’s Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons (OCTIP) website

Indicators of Human Trafficking (PDF)

Sexual Exploitation Toolkit (Justice Institute of B.C.)

Websites for Getting Organized

Community Action Teams (CATs): These teams address the sexual exploitation of youth. Victim Services and Crime Prevention maintains a full list of CATs in British Columbia.

Stop the Traffik

Violence Against Women in Relationships (VAWIR) Coordinating Committees: VAWIR teams address issues of domestic and sexual violence.  There are many VAWIR committees throughout British Columbia.

Taking Action Handouts (B.C. Ministry of Justice)

Sexual Exploitation Toolkit (Justice Institute of B.C.)

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) Starter Kit on Human Trafficking

Engaging Youth

YouthScape - A Canada-wide initiative to engage youth in social change.

Centre of Excellence for Youth Engagement - CEYE brings together the expertise of youth, youth service providers, academic researchers and policy makers to identify, build, and implement models of effective practice for meaningfully engaging youth—and to document the results.

Children of the Street Society - A provincial society and federal charity dedicated to preventing the sexual exploitation and human trafficking of children and youth in British Columbia.

YACLink (McCreary Centre Society) - The McCreary Centre Society is a non-government not-for-profit committed to improving the health of BC youth through research, education, and community-based projects.

Working with Aboriginal Community

OCTIP Information Sheet - Working Effectively with Aboriginal People (PDF)

Public Health Agency of Canada: Healing Power of Cultural Identity

Engaging Business

Join the Fight Against Human Trafficking - Microsoft’s e-learning course educates on the potential risks of human trafficking in a business.

Global Business Coalition Against Trafficking - An organization to mobilize the business community globally to end human trafficking.

Engaging Boys and Men

Under the Radar: The sexual exploitation of young men by Dr. Sue McIntyre – (Research) (PDF)

Moosehide Campaign: A campaign lead by men in support of efforts to address violence against Aboriginal women.

I am a Kind Man Campaign: A campaign by the Kishaay Anishinaabe First Nation to promote the elimination of violence against Aboriginal women.

Be More Than a Bystander: An initiative between EVA BC and the BC Lions to increase the understanding of the impact that men’s violence against women.

Ring the Bell: An international human rights organization dedicated to eliminate violence against women.

White Ribbon Campaign: A movement engaging men and boys to work against gender violence.

Renaissance Male Project (PDF): Includes 10 Things Men & Boys Can Do to Stop Human Trafficking.

Jeremy Loveday’s Spoken Word Video - Masks Off - A Challenge to Men

Jackson Katz: Violence against women—it's a men's issue - A Ted Talk.

Tony Porter: A call to men - A Ted Talk.

Taking Action as an Individual

Human Trafficking: Canada is Not Immune - Online Training. This course is designed to be done by individuals online.

Google Alerts: You can set up your individual Google Alerts to deliver news about human trafficking.

Take Action as an Individual Consumer

Slavery Footprint - This site allows people to conceptualize how much of what they consume comes from the work of people trafficked and exploited for labour.

Jewel Girls

Made by Survivors

Engaging Newcomers and Temporary Foreign Workers

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) Starter Kit on Human Trafficking

Sexual Exploitation Toolkit (Justice Institute of B.C.)

Temporary Resident Permits, Interpretation Services: from OCTIP’s Online Training Module 2

Stop the Traffik

WE CAN HELP - OCTIP’s information sheets

West Coast Domestic Workers’ Association (Fact Sheets)

"Modern Day Slavery" (PDF) by MOSAIC and West Coast Domestic Workers Association

Human Trafficking in Canada, People’s Law School (2014). Booklet available in different languages:

Interpretation Services (PDF) from the OCTIP course


Do you have another resource for taking action against human trafficking? Suggest it to OCTIP