January is human trafficking awareness month and like many other Victim Service sites across the province, we are busy building our own Human Trafficking programming in order to provide specialized front-line response, on-going support and public education to our community partners so that all of us are better equipped to recognize the signs when we see them.
One of the many things we have learned about are common recruitment tactics. Below are a few of the more common tactics used to trap victims into a life of slavery.
The Loving New Boyfriend
Imagine a young female, sexually abused as a child but never provided with proper supports or counseling. Family blames her for telling (or maybe she never told anyone) and she lives with no real connection or attachment to a healthy adult. She meets a new boyfriend. Her last one was not very nice and would call her names…
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