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 "Hiding in Plain Sight: A Practical Guide to Identifying Victims of Trafficking in the U.S." by Donna M. Hughes, Professor of Women's Studies, University of Rhode Island (October, 2003)

 "Prevention of Trafficking in Human Beings Online" by Donna M. Hughes, Professor of Women's Studies, University of Rhode Island (October, 2013)

 "Trafficking in Persons Report" by the U.S. State Department (June, 2013)

 "Trafficking in Persons-Global Patterns" by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (April, 2006)

 AAGW Founder Amy Sebes Profiled in Stanford Alumni Magazine by Sara Buchman, (September 2004)

 "Slaves of the Brothel" by Sebastian Junger, Vanity Fair, No. 505, pp. 112-117, 162-166. (July 2002)

 "Innocence Lost: 19 Nations to Combat Child Sex, Slave Trade" by David Burger, U.S. State Department Magazine (December, 2003, p. 40)

 "21st-Century Slaves" by Andrew Cockburn, National Geographic (September, 2003)

 Index of Additional Trafficking Websites by USA People Search


 "Sex-Trafficking App to Tip Off Police" by Sara Jean Green, Seattle Times, October 31, 2013

 "Reformers Seek to Rein in Germany's Legalized Prostitution" UPI, November 5, 2013

 "In Spain, Women enslaved by a Boom in Brothel Tourism" by Suzanne Daley, New York Times, December 11, 2011

 Briefing on the Release of the Eighth Annual Trafficking in Persons Report
Ambassador Mark P. Lagon, Director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, June 4, 2008

 Proposed William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2007
Bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2008 through 2011 for the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, to enhance measures to combat trafficking in persons, and for other purposes.

 Website tracking status in Congress of the proposed William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2007

Attorney General Announces Creation Of Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit
Department of Justice, January 31, 2007

 Guide to Reference Sources and Websites on Trafficking in Women by the Mediterranian Institute of Gender Studies (July 2006)

 "Human Trafficking a Major Concern" Rocky Mountain News, September 2, 2004

 "European Nations Combat Trafficking" by David Binder, New York Times, August 15, 2004

 "Albania’s Human Trafficking Tragedy" by Altin Raxhimi, Transitions Online, January 19, 2004

 AAGW Improving the Lives of Human Trafficking Victims; Organization Solicits Help from Albanian-American Community
Press Release, August 11, 2003

 Bush Warns U.N. Assembly About Dangers of Trade in Sex Slaves
by Mike Allen, Washington Post, Sept. 24, 2003

 Sex Slavery: Albanian Girls Kidnapped, Devoured Into a World of Prostitution
by Bob Woodruff, ABC News, May 22, 2001

 World Faces Deluge of Human Trafficking
Reuters, August 31, 2000

 State Department Says Human Trafficking on the Rise
CNN, June 11, 2003

 EU 'To Protect' Sex Slaves
BBC, March 8, 2001

Related Organizations

 Redlight Traffic - app to connect individuals and companies that provide services to help women and children escape slavery, heal from trauma, and reintegrate into society.

 European Commission: Together Against Trafficking in Human Beings - to assist practitioners and authorities in the member states to deliver assistance and protection to victims.

 International Organization for Migration (IOM) Tirana - managing migration for the benefit of all.

 RENATE - Religious in Europe Networking Against Trafficking and Exploitation.

 U.S. Embassy Tirana.

 YWCA Albania - an autonomous community-based nongovernmental organization run by and for women of the community and their families.

 J. Kirby Simon Foreign Service Trust - a charitable fund established in the memory of Kirby Simon, a Foreign Service Officer who died in 1995 while serving in Taiwan.

 Ecpat International - a network of organizations and individuals working together for the elimination of child prostitution, child pornography and trafficking of children for sexual purposes.

 Frosina Information Network - a leading source of information and services for Albanian and non-Albanian communities.

 Feminist Majority Foundation - a cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically. Site listings link to many women's human rights organizations.

 National Albanian American Council - a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advocating for Albanians and promoting peace and economic development in the Balkans by fostering democratic policy, promoting respect for human rights, and conducting educational and developmental programs.

 HumanTrafficking.com - the resource and activism center against sex trafficking, labor trafficking, and commercial sexual exploitation.

 USAID The Albanian Initiative: Coordinated Action Against Human Trafficking - CAAHT casts a wide net in its quest to prevent Albanian children and young adults from being trafficked.

 Administration for Children and Families: Rescue and Restore - Under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is designated as the agency responsible for helping victims of human trafficking become eligible to receive benefits and services so they may rebuild their lives safely in the U.S.

 The Lift Foundation: Reaching Out - Reaching Out is a unique project providing safe housing, counseling, life skills education, vocational training, and reintegration assistance to young Romanian women who have been forced into prostitution.

 Kvinnoforum - works with strategies for structural change and to enhance women's empowerment in their personal life, their working life and at a societal level around the globe.

 Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) - a non-governmental organization that promotes women's human rights.

 "Shakti Samuha" - a fellow pioneer organization of trafficking survivors in Kathmandu, Nepal whose mission is to organize and empower survivors and those vulnerable to trafficking.
P.O. Box 19488
Chabahil, Kathmandu, Nepal
(977) 1-446-9171

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