Human trafficking has emerged as a critical public concern, with tens of millions of global victims who are moved across international borders and between states using various forms of transportation, including buses, trains, and airplanes, among others. Traffickers may be transporting victims through airports, or victims may be traveling of their own accord, unaware that the job opportunity at the end of their journey is not legitimate.
The TRB Airport Cooperative Research Program's ACRP Research Report 249: Developing an Airport Program to Address Human Trafficking: A Guide provides a comprehensive, yet scalable, process to help airports identify and respond to possible human trafficking activity at their facilities.
Supplemental to the report are Appendices and a Toolkit that offer a series of resources and references that airports can use to develop a tailored program.
National Research Council. 2023. Developing an Airport Program to Address Human Trafficking: A Guide. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26911.
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