Human Trafficking Help and Resources


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American Center for International Labor Solidarity (ACILS)

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (632) - 840-5383 to 84

Asia ACTs Against Child Trafficking International Campaign Against Child Trafficking (ICaCT)

Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (63-2) 951-9982

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women- Asia Pacific (CATW-AP)

Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (63) 2 426 9873

International Labour Organization (ILO)/IPEC Manila

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 63-2-815-2354
Phone: 632-892-0611
Phone: 632-894-3298


Email: [email protected]
Phone: 63-2-892-0611 through 25 (Trunk Lines)

Visayan Forum Foundation, Inc

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 63-2-562-7821
Phone: 63-2-562-7120

Recognizing the Signs of Human Trafficking

The National Human Trafficking Hotline maintains a list of potential red flags and indicators of human trafficking to help you recognize some of the signs of human trafficking.

Common Work and Living Conditions

  • Is not free to leave or come and go as he/she wishes
  • Is in the commercial sex industry and has a pimp / manager
  • Is unpaid, paid very little, or paid only through tips
  • Owes a large debt and is unable to pay it off
  • Was recruited through false promises concerning the nature and conditions of his/her work
  • High security measures exist in the work and/or living locations (e.g. opaque windows, boarded up windows, bars on windows, barbed wire, security cameras, etc.)

Lack of Control

  • Has few or no personal possessions
  • Is not in control of his/her own money, no financial records, or bank account
  • Is not in control of his/her own identification documents (ID or passport)
  • Is not allowed or able to speak for themselves (a third party may insist on being present and/or translating)

This is only a partial list, please visit for more information. If you believe you are a victim of human trafficking or someone who is, please contact one of the organizations listed on this page.

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