Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking on International and Domestic Flights


  • Elle Gough University of Florida



Human Trafficking, Anthropology


This research aims to determine if the current protocols on International and Domestic airline carriers regarding persons traveling against their will can lead to the identification and intervention for victims of human trafficking. The research will consist of a literary study on the relevant discourse relating to human trafficking, an analysis of the current human trafficking training modules readily available, in addition to a survey component, to include insight from individuals currently working in the field of airline transportation. The results of this research will lead to a more thorough understanding of how airline carriers are currently handling situations of human trafficking, and how these methods or trainings can be improved for identifying potential victims of human trafficking on flights. 


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Social & Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education