Our work focuses on the risks and benefits of migration and the health and well-being of vulnerable mobile groups, such as people who are trafficked, low-wage migrant workers and forced labourers, and displaced persons including refugees and asylum-seekers.
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The Study on Trafficking, Exploitation and Abuse in the Mekong Sub-region (STEAM) is a longitudinal survey of health consequences of human trafficking, and offers methodological guidance for the evaluation of a large NGO-funded intervention to prevent trafficking in seven Asian countries. Read more about this study.
Health and human trafficking in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Health of men, women, and children in post-trafficking services in Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam: an observational cross-sectional study
The Health of Trafficked Women: A Survey of Women Entering Posttrafficking Services in Europe
The relationship of trauma to mental disorders among trafficked and sexually exploited women
Stolen Smiles is the first study to use epidemiological methods to investigate the physical, sexual and mental health of trafficked women and adolescents. Read more about this study.
The health risks and consequences of trafficking in women and adolescents: Findings from a European Study
Stolen smiles: Summary report
Impact Case Study – This work was selected for the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s application to the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF) and was highly rated. The REF is a new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions
Human trafficking and health: a conceptual model to inform policy, intervention and research
Prevalence and risk of violence and the physical, mental, and sexual health problems associated with human trafficking: systematic review
Labour Exploitation, Trafficking and Migrant Health: Multi-country Findings on the Health Risks and Consequences of Migrant and Trafficked Workers
Safer labour migration and community-based prevention of exploitation: The state of the evidence for programming
Asylum-seeking Women, Violence & Health: Results from a pilot study in Scotland and Belgium
Trafficking in Persons Report 2006
Trafficking in Persons Report 2007
Trafficking in Persons Report 2009
Anti-human trafficking manual for criminal justice practitioners
WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Interviewing Trafficked Women
Caring for Trafficked Persons: Guidance for Health Providers
Caring for Trafficked Persons: Guidance for Health Providers Facilitator’s Guide