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Added Wednesday, September 02, 2015 by Action Alliance

Health Issues Affecting Trafficked Individuals

Summarizes the health issues affecting trafficked individuals.  Includes information on these topics:

Considerations about status and legal proceedings: How individuals and their health problems are treated will depend on where arrested trafficked individuals are located and what kind of evidence is required for legal proceedings.

Health Problems: Health problems affecting trafficked individuals forced into commercial sex work and/or involuntary labor can be contracted because of the conditions in unsafe immigration routes utilized by traffickers and those in sending or receiving countries. Socio-economic determinants like substandard housing, illiteracy, racism, etc., affect health and access to healthcare.

Complex Traumas and Oppressions

Healthcare Providers

Medical Records and Care


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