Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline

If you are a victim/survivor of forced prostitution or forced labour, or believe someone else might be, call the hotline at 1-833-900-1010. The Hotline. Response Advocates will connect callers to support and services and will also take tips, answer questions and forward information, when appropriate, to law enforcement.

Movies & documentaries

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This character-driven film considers the evolving sex trafficking landscape as seen by the main players: the exploited, the pimps, the johns that fuel the business, and the cops who fight to stop it.

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Stopping Traffic explores the pervasive reach of sex trafficking, especially of children in the U.S. and worldwide. Through commentary by victims and activists and investigations into practices in the U.S. and abroad, the film traces insidious links among child sexual exploitation, pornography, social media, and sex trafficking. It calls on the viewer to join the movement to end sex trafficking.

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Girl Up is a 50 min documentary about a girl who was a victim of domestic human trafficking in Toronto, Canada and her journey to find the courage to fight and get her life back. The documentary sheds light on domestic human trafficking that happens regularly in the first world countries, but no one wants to know or talk about it. It also stars MP Laurie Scott and Journalist Tamara Cherry. Girl Up had a world premiere at the 18th Annual Filmi: Toronto's South Asian Film Festival.

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This intense documentary follows real cases of American girls enslaved in the child sex trade through ads in a newspaper's online classified section.

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The Austrian film “Joy” — the title refers both to the main character’s name and the precise opposite of the film’s mood — follows a Nigerian woman (Joy Anwulika Alphonsus) who is trafficked illegally to Austria, where she works as a prostitute and sends money home.

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Honey Bee follows the journey of Natalie "Honey Bee" Sorensen, an underage truck stop prostitute trapped in a human trafficking ring until she is transplanted into foster care in remote Northern Ontario and forced to confront her identity.

Reports & research

2019-Trafficking-in-Persons-Report (pdf)

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SELECT COMMITTEE ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT (pdf)

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MOVING FORWARD IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN CANADA (pdf)

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The Way Forward to End Human Trafficking (pdf)

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Final_Report_Vol_1a (pdf)

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Preventing human trafficking- global issue, calling Canada (pdf)

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