Trafficking and Public Health

The Health Consequences of Sex Trafficking and Their Implications for Identifying Victims in Healthcare Facilities.”Lederer, L., Wetzel, C. A. Annals of Health Law, Volume 23, Issue 1, 61-91. 2014.

Associations of sex trafficking history with recent sexual risk among HIV-infected FSWs in India.” Silverman JG, Saggurti N, Cheng DM, Decker MR, Coleman SM, Bridden C, Pardeshi M, Dasgupta A, Samet JH, Raj A. AIDS Behavior. 2013.

Labour exploitation and health: A case series of men and women seeking post-trafficking services.” Turner-Ross E, Zimmerman C, Howard, LM, Oram S. Journal of Immigrant Minority Health, 2013.

Child sex trafficking in the emergency department: opportunities and challenges.” Miller, C.L. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2013;39(5):477-8.

Health outcomes among women trafficked for sex in the United States: a closer look.” Muftic LR, Finn MA. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2013 Jun;28(9):1859-85

Human trafficking: review of educational resources for health professionals.” Ahn R,  Alpert EJ, Purcell G, Konstantopoulos KM ,  McGahan A, Cafferty E, Eckardt M, Conn KL, Cappetta K, Burke TF. American Journal of Preventative Medicine. 2013;44(3):283–289.

Sex trafficking, sex work, and violence: Evidence for a new era.“Decker MR. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2013;120(2):113-4.

Physical health symptoms reported by trafficked women receiving post-trafficking support in Moldova: prevalence, severity and associated factors.” Oram S, Ostrovschi NV, Gorceag VI, Hotineanu MA, Gorceag L, Trigub C, Abas M. BMC Women’s Health. 2012 Jul 26;12:20.

Prevalence and risk of violence and the physical, mental, and sexual health problems associated with human trafficking: systematic review.” Oram S, Stöckl H, Busza J, Howard LM, Zimmerman C. PLoS Medicine. 2012;9(5)

Human trafficking and health: a conceptual model to inform policy, intervention and research.” Zimmerman C, Hossain M, Watts C. Social Science Medicine. 2011 Jul;73(2):327-35.

The role of the nurse in combating human trafficking.” Sabella D. American Journal of Nursing. 2011;111(2):28-39.

Sex trafficking and initiation-related violence, alcohol use, and HIV risk among HIV-infected female sex workers in Mumbai, India.” Silverman JG, Raj A, Cheng DM, Decker MR, Coleman S, Bridden C, Pardeshi M, Saggurti N, Samet JH. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2011. 204:S1229-34.

Sex trafficking and health care in metro Manila: identifying social determinants to inform an effective health system response.”Williams TP, Alpert EJ, Ahn R, Cafferty E, Konstantopoulos WM, Wolferstan N, JP Castor, McGahan AM, Burke TF. Health and Human Rights; 2010;12:135-137.

Trafficking experiences and violence victimization of sex-trafficked young women in Cambodia.” McCauley HL, Decker MR, Silverman JG. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics. 2010; 110(3):266-7.

Tuberculosis and HIV: a global menace exacerbated via sex trafficking.” Dharmadhikari AS, Gupta J, Decker MR, Raj A, Silverman JG. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2009; 13:543-546.

Understanding human trafficking in the United States.” Logan TK, Walker R, Hunt G. Trauma Violence Abuse. 2009 Jan;10(1):3-30.

The health of trafficked women: a survey of women entering posttrafficking services in Europe.” Zimmerman C, Hossain M, Yun K, Gajdadziev V., Guzun N., Tchomorova M., et al. American Journal of Public Health 2008;98:55-59.

Human trafficking and the health care professional.” Barrows J. Southern Medical Journal 2008, May;101(5):521-4

Sex trafficking in Nepal: survivor characteristics and long-term outcomes.” Crawford M, Kaufman MR. Violence Against Women. 2008 Aug;14(8):905-16.

Is trafficking a health issue?” Beyrer C. Lancet. 2004; 363(9408):564.

Trafficking and Health.“Busza J, Castle S, Diarra A. BMJ 2004;328 1369–1371.

Slavery today.” Editors. Lancet 2003; 361:2093.

Violence against women: global scope and magnitude.” Watts C, Zimmerman C. Lancet 2002;359:1232-1237.