Human Trafficking and Exploitation

Legal Information

  • Domestic Trafficking Hotlines

    Human Trafficking is a crime involving the exploitation of someone for the purposes of compelled labor or a commercial sex act through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. Where a person younger than 18 is induced to perform a commercial sex act, it is a crime regardless of whether there is any force, fraud, or coercion. Victims can be anyone from around the world or right next door: women and men, adults and children, citizens and noncitizens alike. Content Detail

    U. S. Department of State
  • Federal Help for Victims of Human Trafficking

    Victims of trafficking are eligible for federal funds, special visas and other help. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Fighting Human Trafficking

    Human trafficking is a modern-day form of slavery, and is a felony under Iowa law Content Detail

    Office of the Attorney General, Iowa Department of Justice
  • Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery

    There is a form of slavery happening throughout the country called human trafficking Read More

    Iowa Legal Aid
  • National Human Trafficking Resource Center

    The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a national, anti-trafficking hotline and resource center serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States. Content Detail

    National Human Trafficking Resource Center