Research Informing Advocacy: An Anti-Human Trafficking Tool (Chapter 17 in Human Trafficking Is a Public Health Issue: A Paradigm Expansion in the United States).
Miller, Cathy L. Lyman, Michelle.
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This chapter explores the role of research as an anti-trafficking advocacy tool by summarizing public health research that has guided US policy on trafficking in persons (TIP). It discusses the historical evolution of research and policy in human trafficking and public health and make recommendations for addressing the current gaps in research. 2 tables and 42 references.
research needs; evidence based practice; human trafficking; child welfare research; sexual abuse; sexual exploitation; prevention; child advocacy