Trafficking Around the World

These resources provide human trafficking information within the United States and on a global scale,  as well as information about the monitoring of and response to human trafficking:

Prevention & Intervention

A key piece to abolishing human trafficking is prevention. Here are some suggested resources related to prevention efforts:

Intervention is typically what most of us gravitate towards as far as our initial response to human trafficking. Intervention is a necessary measure, but it is one that should be taken with caution and careful consideration. Praying, pursuing education about human trafficking, and connecting with current community and regional leaders involved in anti-human trafficking efforts are good places to start. Here are some specific intervention approaches to consider:


A book that Church of God ministries strongly recommends to help you and your church engage in Freedom Sunday and beyond is Justice Awakening: How You and Your Church Can Help End Human Trafficking by Eddie Byun. Several additional book resources can be found on pg. 153. Other recommended books include:

  • Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily Choices by Julie Clawson
  • Ending Slavery: How We Free Today’s Slaves by Kevin Bales
  • God in a Brothel: An Undercover Journey into Sex Trafficking and Rescue by Daniel Walker
  • Good News About Injustice: A Witness of Courage in a Hurting World by Gary Haugen
  • Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Baeh
  • Not for Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade- and How We Can Fight It by David Batstone
  • Renting Lacy: A Story of America’s Prostituted Children by Linda Smith with Cindy Coloma
  • Sold by Patricia McCormick