Sex Trafficking and Human Rights

Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP). This report is produced each year by the U.S. Department of State and give a country by country update on trafficking.

Human Trafficking and Slavery Offenders in Australia. This 2013 report by the Australian Institute of Criminology details 15 convictions for human trafficking, almost all of which were for sex trafficking.

Summary of Australian Trafficking cases.  Compiled by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime the link relates to 14 cases of sex trafficking in Australia

Submission to Victorian Government Drugs and Crime Prevention Committee’s Inquiry into People Trafficking for Sex Work 2009

The Age newspaper’s multimedia site on trafficking in Australia (2009). It contains interviews with police and brothel owners and first hand accounts from trafficked women. The site provides an insight into the world of sex trafficking.

Sex Slavery: ABC TV 4 Corners Investigation (2011)

Final Report of Drugs and Crime Prevention Committee’s Inquiry into People Trafficking for Sex Work 2010

Government response to this report 2011

Trafficking in Women for Sexual Exploitation Lara Fergus (Australian Institute of Family Studies) 2005

Joint Parliamentary Committee on Australian Crime Commission – Report from the Inquiry into Trafficking in Women for Sexual Servitude (2004)

CATWA submission to this inquiry

Government response to the report (2006)

Australia and the Traffic in Women into Sexual Exploitation Sheila Jeffreys 2002