Human Trafficking Toolkit Resources
This section highlights key resources for addressing human trafficking.
Websites and Other Online Resources
This section highlights web links mentioned in the Communities Taking Action Toolkit.
Websites for Getting Informed
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Engaging Newcomers and Temporary Foreign Workers
Temporary Resident Permits, Interpretation Services: from OCTIP’s Online Training Module 2
WE CAN HELP - OCTIP’s information 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:
- Human Trafficking in Canada - English
- Human Trafficking in Canada - French
- Human Trafficking in Canada - Punjabi
- Human Trafficking in Canada - Spanish
- Human Trafficking in Canada - Tagalog
- Human Trafficking in Canada - Chinese
Interpretation Services (PDF) from the OCTIP course
Do you have another resource for taking action against human trafficking? Suggest it to OCTIP