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Philippines: Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking in the Philippines




  1. Moselina. (1982). Olongapo’s R & R industry : a sociological analysis of institutionalized prostitution. Asian Social Institute. 

    1. Location: Hamilton Asia HQ246.O7 M35 1982

  2. Amilbangsa, Santos, A. F., & Caagusan, F. (2001). Halfway through the circle : the lives of 8 Filipino survivors of prostitution & sex trafficking (2nd ed.). WEDPRO, Inc. 

    1. Location: Hamilton Asia HQ245.A5 H35 2001 

  3. Javate de Dios. (1993). Women empowering women : proceedings of the Human Rights Conference on the Trafficking of Asia Women, April 2-4, 1993, ISO, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines.

    1. Location: Hamilton  Asia HQ281 .W66 1993 

  4. Endangered generation: child trafficking in the Philippines for sexual purposes. (2004). ECPAT-Philippines. 

    1. Location: Hamilton Asia HQ245.A5 E53 2004 

  5. Saat. (2009). Human Trafficking from the Philippines to Malaysia: The Impact of Urbanism. South Asian Survey (New Delhi, India : 1994), 16(1), 137–148. 

    1. Location: Hamilton Asia (Library Use Only) DS331 .S662 

  6. McBrewster, Miller, F. P., & Vandome, A. F. (2010). Human trafficking in the Philippines : human trafficking, prostitution of children, Philippines, Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003, sex tourism, sex slavery, House of Representatives of the Philippines. Alphascript Publishing.

    1. Location: Hamilton Asia HQ281 .H868 2010 

  7. Haerens. (2012). Human trafficking. Greenhaven Press. 

  8. Philippine law: Tydings-McDuffie Act, human trafficking in the Philippies, Philippine bar examination, Subic rape case, legal education in the Philippines, list of Philippine laws, Supreme Court of the Philippines, Constitution of the Philippines. (2010). Books LLC. 

    1. Location: Hamilton Asia KPM70 .P45 2010 

  9. Clariza. (2007). Human trafficking in Mindanao, Philippines. University of Hawaii at Manoa. 

    1. Location: Hamilton Hawaiian (Library Use Only) CB5 .H3 no.3447 

    2. Online: ScholarSpace at University of Hawaii at Manoa: Human trafficking in Mindanao, Philippines



  1. A comparative study of women trafficked in the migration process: patferats, profiles, and health consequences of sexual exploitation in five countries. (Items of Note). (2003). Feminist Collections (Madison, Wis.), 24(2), 38–. 

  2. Ebbe, O. N. I., & Das, D. K. (Eds.). (2009). Criminal abuse of women and children : An international perspective. Taylor & Francis Group. 

  3. Lianne A. Urada, Robert M. Malow, Nina C. Santos, Donald E. Morisky, "Age Differences among Female Sex Workers in the Philippines: Sexual Risk Negotiations and Perceived Manager Advice", AIDS Research and Treatment, vol. 2012, Article ID 812635, 7 pages, 2012. 

  4. Cordisco Tsai, Eleccion, J., & Panda, A. (2021). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on survivors of human trafficking in the Philippines. Journal of Modern Slavery, 6(2), 231–246. 

  5. Labour Migration and Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia : Critical Perspectives, edited by Michele Ford, et al., Taylor & Francis Group, 2012. ProQuest Ebook Central,

  6. Pangilinan, C. (2012). American Aid and Human Rights in the Philippines. Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, 13(1), 119–126. 


ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global 

  1. Sta. Maria, A. (2005). An analysis of the philippine legal and policy frameworks for the protection of women migrant workers, particularly the domestic workers and entertainers, from vulnerability to HIV/AIDS (Order No. MR07361). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (305374157). Retrieved from 

  2. Viloria, M. d. G. (1999). From exclusion to compassion: An interdisciplinary study of sexual trafficking among filipinas (Order No. 9930054). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (304557519). Retrieved from 

  3. Gross, S. (2017). Human trafficking in the philippines: Victim acquisition and exit strategies (Order No. 10642099). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1984626494). Retrieved from 



  1. Guth, A. P. (2010). Human trafficking in the Philippines: the need for an effective anti-corruption program. Trends in Organized Crime, 13(2/3), 147–166. 

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  2. Urada, L. A., Morisky, D. E., Pimentel-Simbulan, N., Silverman, J. G., & Strathdee, S. A. (2012). Condom Negotiations among Female Sex Workers in the Philippines: Environmental Influences. PLoS ONE, 7(3), 1–9. 

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  3. Urada, L. A., Silverman, J. G., Cordisco Tsai, L., & Morisky, D. E. (2014). Underage youth trading sex in the Philippines: trafficking and HIV risk. AIDS Care, 26(12), 1586–1591. 

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  2. (November 9, 2012 Friday). UN expert finds no decline in human trafficking in Philippines. Deutsche Presse-Agentur.

  3. (August 27, 2021 Friday). Philippines : Philippines Rallies ASEAN Towards a Victim-Centered Approach in Curbing Human Trafficking. Mena Report.

  4. (July 23, 2010 Friday). Philippines says US report on human trafficking "unfair, discriminatory". BBC Monitoring Asia Pacific - Political Supplied by BBC Worldwide Monitoring.


Online sources

  1. Jacinto, A. (2005, November 23). Prostitution, human trafficking main Mindanao problems. The Manila Times.

  2. Raymond, J. (No date). A Comparative Study of Women Trafficked in the Migration Process. Coalition Against Trafficking in Women.

  3. 2020 Trafficking in Persons Report: Philippines. (2020). Philippines; US Department of State. 

  4. International, W. H. (2020, October 15). Osec: Modern human trafficking. world hope international. 

  5. Leones, C., & Caparas, D. (2003). Trafficking in Human Beings from the Philippines: A Survey of Government Experts and Law Enforcement Case Files. National Police Commission, Republic of the Philippines.