Not My Life Resources


Not My Life Institutional Use DVD & Download

The Institutional Use DVD and Download are available in both the feature-length film (64 Min.) and a special 30 minute Classroom version that can be utilized when time restrictions apply.

Not My Life Discussion Guide

The discussion guide is designed to stimulate conversation and provides suggestions for further action for each of the 12 segments in Not My Life. Themes covered in the discussion guide include forced labor, sex trafficking, sex tourism, child exploitation, domestic servitude, and children in armed conflict.


Additional Resources


Human Trafficking Legal Access Center

The new Human Trafficking Legal Access Center, developed by The American Bar Association Task Force on Human Trafficking and Polaris Project, brings together attorneys and law firms with the non-profit service providers working with survivors of human trafficking. In addition to a calendar of events and trainings, news, and legal cases, the site will include resources for non profits and resources for pro bono attorneys.

A Guide for Legal Advocates Providing Services to Trafficking Survivors - The T Visa Manual

This manual prepared by the NYC Anti-Trafficking Network Legal Subcommittee discusses the background of the T visa, suggests points to consider in evaluating a client's eligibility, evaluates the statute and the regulations, and offers step-by-step instruction on preparing a T-visa application for consideration by USCIS.

A Guide for Legal Advocates Providing Services to Victims of Crimes - The U Visa Manual

This manual prepared by the NY-Anti Trafficking Network Legal Subcommittee explains U visa application procedures, criterion, benefits, and special considerations, and contains a complete list of all required forms and supporting documents.

US State and Federal Laws on Human Trafficking

Polaris Project provides an overview of both state and federal laws on human trafficking.

Human Trafficking and the Court System

This resource from Polaris Project serves as an assessment tool for victims of human trafficking and their interactions with the court system.

Victim Identification Toolkit

Liberty Asia's Victim Identification Toolkit is available as a tool for all professionals, providers and practitioners who work with potential victims of trafficking in Hong Kong.

Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States

This presentation shares findings on how schools, law enforcement, victim services, businesses, the legal system, and health care providers can collaborate to prevent, identify, and respond to commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors.

Freedom for All

Freedom for All demonstrates to attorneys across multiple practice areas how human trafficking intersects with their daily practice, how their skills translate, and how they can easily begin to integrate anti-trafficking into their work. It is as much a practical introduction for any law student or practicing attorney as it is a lay of the land of current anti-trafficking legal efforts.

Breaking Barriers:
Improving Services for LGBT Human Trafficking Victims

A Top Ten List for Service Providers and Criminal Justice Professionals from Polaris Project.