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Journal of Human Trafficking supports the greater understanding of human trafficking by publishing diverse scholarship on all forms of contemporary slavery. Journal of Human Trafficking seeks applied research, theory, and practice on topics including, but not limited to:  

  • Child trafficking
  • Commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC)
  • Forced marriage
  • Organ and tissue extraction
  • Forced labor and slavery
  • Involuntary domestic servitude
  • Debt bondage
  • Child soldiers
  • Behavioral and medical consequences of human trafficking
  • Anti-trafficking policy and legislation
  • Survivor issues, outcomes, and resources

Journal of Human Trafficking welcomes research that contributes to policy development. The Journal also invites scholarship that supports progress towards the following  United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs):

  • 5- Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
  • 12- Responsible Production and Consumption
  • 16- Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

All research in Journal of Human Trafficking is validated with a double-blind peer review process. 
Learn more about preparing your manuscript by visiting the Instructions for Authors

Author benefits of publishing in Journal of Human Trafficking:

  1. You will receive guidance from the prestigious members of our Editorial Board throughout the submissions process;
  2. Your manuscript will be published online quickly using the iFirst workflow system—typically within a few weeks of acceptance;
  3. You can share your article with 50 free e-prints and promotional tips, courtesy of Author Services ;
  4. You can see the impact your article has made by tracking downloads, citations, and the Altmetric Score on  My Authored Works ;
  5. Your research will be indexed in Scopus; and
  6. You will have the opportunity to gain recognition from an international audience and increase your opportunities for future collaboration. 

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Submission Guidelines

Learn more about preparing your manuscript by visiting the Instructions for Authors page.

You may then submit your prepared manuscript here.

Editorial Information

Editor-in-Chief: Rochelle L. Dalla, University of Nebraska at Lincolnrdalla1@unl.edu