Helms School of Government
Master of Arts in Public Policy (MAPP)
Human Trafficking, International Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking in the United States, Human Trafficking in the State of Georgia, Human Trafficking Public Policies
Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration
Carmichael, Hannah, "Human Trafficking: A Review of the International, Federal, and State of Georgia Policies" (2021). Masters Theses. 764.
Human trafficking is a worldwide injustice that happens everywhere. Men, women, and children, of all ages, and all ethnicities are enslaved throughout the world. There are two main types of human trafficking, sex trafficking and forced labor. There is new legislations and policies being signed into law to help fight against human trafficking, but what is working? Where are there still gaps? This paper will review the public policies in place to combat human trafficking at the international, federal (United States), and state (Georgia) level as well as provide recommendations to inform future policies as well as education and awareness campaigns.