Members of the NGO Committee to Stop Trafficking in Persons participate in working groups.
These groups educate themselves and others on human trafficking and advocate for human trafficking to be addressed in processes and documents, such as resolutions, protocols, and treaties. NGO CSTIP members are engaged in the following working groups:
Corporate Social Responsibility Working Group
Focuses on the critical role of CSR as necessary for private sector collaboration with governments and civil society to combat human trafficking around the world. The WG advocates for the implementation of and accountability for international protocols and conventions, national laws, voluntary codes, and internal standards for sustainable and ethical business practices.
Get the facts on human trafficking and corporate social responsibility.
Get the facts on human trafficking in supply chains.
Read the fact sheet on business and migration.
Sexual Exploitation Working Group
Focuses on commercial sexual exploitation as it pertains to sex trafficking, stressing the role that demand for commercial sex has in perpetuating sex trafficking. The WG ensures that the analysis of human trafficking encompasses sexual exploitation by educating members on the issue and brings this analysis to bear in advocacy efforts at the UN.
Forced Labor Working Group
Focuses on issues of the 21 million people trafficked for labor worldwide. The WG collaborates with organizations and agencies such as the ILO and IOM to address industries including domestic work, extraction, agriculture, construction, manufacturing and hospitality where labor trafficking exists.