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Human Trafficking

This guide can be used to learn more about the issue of human trafficking and to access resources related to this topic.

Films on Demand Service

There are a number of videos available on this subject, both on the internet and through our available databases. This page features some useful examples. For more, we recommend accessing the Films on Demand database.


Behind the everyday bargains we all love—the $10 manicure, the unlimited shrimp buffet—is a hidden world of forced labor to keep those prices at rock bottom. Noy Thrupkaew investigates human trafficking—which flourishes in the U.S. and Europe, as well as developing countries—and shows us the human faces behind the exploited labor that feeds global consumers.

The Trap investigates how prisons and jails across the United States have become recruiting grounds for human traffickers, who are targeting incarcerated women and trafficking them out of correctional facilities and into pimp-controlled prostitution.

How human trafficking happens in Nebraska and the battle against it.

The NET News documentary ”Sold for Sex: Trafficking in Nebraska” examines how sex trafficking happens in the state, the fight to stop it and what is being done to help victims.