Human Sex Trafficking Resources

Listed below are resources provided by Atlanta's House of Cherith that will help educate and equip you in the issues of human sex trafficking. Some of them are not Christian in nature and may have language or content that is offensive to some. They will challenge, anger, push, and alter your perspectives. Do further research. It is an important issue. Take the time to find out the truth of what has happened, what is happening, and what God is calling YOU to do about it.

HST (Human Sex Trafficking) Specific Books 

  • Girls Like Us by Rachel Lloyd

  • Not For Sale by David Batstone

  • From Rubble to Royalty by Tammy Kennedy

  • Terrify No More by Gary Haugen

  • The White Umbrella by Mary Frances Bowley

  • Fierce Compassion by Kathryn and Kristin Wong

  • The Good News About Injustice by Gary Haugen

  • The Johns by Victor Malarek

  • The Natashas by Victor Malarek

  • Sold by Patricia McCormack

  • Rescuing Hope by Susan Norris

 

Documentaries 

 

Videos & Movies

  • Slumdog Millionaire

  • Taken

  • Trade

  • Trade of Innocents

  • The Whistleblower

 

Working in Ministry 

  • Jesus Calling and Jesus Always by Sarah Young

  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished or Unrewarded by Paul Cowell

  • The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp

  • None Like Him by Jen Wilkin

  • Unqualified by Steven Furtick 

 

Leadership 

  • H3 Leadership by Brad Lomenick

  • The Most Excellent Way to Lead by Perry Noble

  • Start with Why by Simon Sinek

  • Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

  • Chase the Lion by Mark Batterson


 

Websites and Trainings 

 

1: Want to know more about human sex trafficking and how YOU can play a role in fighting for freedom? Check out this link: https://engagetogether.com/faq-what-is-my-role-in-this-effort/

 

2: Did you know that labor trafficking takes place right here in the U.S.? Right here in our state and in OUR city?? Labor trafficking is often found in hospitality industries. Long hours, low pay, and harsh working conditions are common. Stanford University's free e-course explores human trafficking in restaurants in the United States and how you can respond if you see something suspicious. 

 

Here's the link: https://lagunita.stanford.edu/courses/coursev1:HumanitiesSciences+HumTrfkgRestrnt+SelfPaced/about

 

3: Technology plays a HUGE role in the human trafficking industry. THORN researchers worked with 24 survivor organizations and 260 survivors to gain insight and monitor trends in the role of technology in domestic minor sex trafficking. Read their 2018 report on the increasing role of technology in the grooming and control of victims and recommendations for action. 

 

4: Below you will find a link to an online course on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking. This is a valuable resource in understanding how trafficking can occur for minors and how we can serve as aids in preventing this in the future. This could be a valuable resource in opening our eyes to minor trafficking, can help us identify victims and can help us prevent this in the future. 

 

https://sharedhope.org/product/d/

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