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Treating the Hidden Wounds: Trauma Treatment and Mental Health Recovery for Victims of Human Trafficking

Publication Date
Mar 14, 2008

This Issue Brief focuses on the trauma experienced by most trafficking victims, its impact on health and well-being, some of the challenges to meeting trauma-related needs of trafficking victims, and promising approaches to treatment and recovery. While this issue brief touches on trauma across human trafficking populations, it has a special emphasis on trauma resulting from sex trafficking of women and girls.