Language document

Date

30 Sep 2010

Type of document

Working documents/instructions

Keyword

Victimization
Victims' perspective
Coercive measures

Organization

Polaris Project

Understanding Victims' Mindsets

Date

30 Sep 2010

'The following document outlines a wide variety of both physical and psychological reasons why trafficked persons cannot or will not leave a trafficking situation. The list is inclusive of both sex and labor trafficking operations, as well as foreign-born and U.S. citizen victims. Items on this list are not meant to be interpreted as present in all trafficking cases, neither is this list intended to be exhaustive.'