We are building an international network of reach and expertise across Universities, Criminal Justice Agencies, Third Sector support networks, Awareness raising projects, women’s and human rights campaigners, Public Service and Safety providers, and Corporate Social Responsibility arms of Private Enterprise.

If your organisation would like to be part of this growing network of expertise and talent do be in touch with us and let us know what you have been undertaking and where you would like to progress with your work in building global resilience to this appalling crime against humanity on the following contact form.

CCARHT’s Cambridge based team is headed by Dr Carrie Pemberton Ford who has worked in the area of human trafficking prevention and protection as a researcher, educator and protection service practitioner for the last decade.

Dr Pemberton Ford has contributed widely as a speaker, researcher and trafficking expert to National and International conferences, symposia, workshops and research programmes, and been consulted on capacity building, strategic management of trafficking responses for policing and third sector responses, supplied briefings, resources and training for practitioners, governance support and academics from inter alia:


Baltic Government Counter Trafficking Task force,

University of the Free State South Africa

Nordic Council of Ministers St Petersburg Office Counter Trafficking and HIV awareness

the London School of Economics

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Utrecht University

Uppsala University

Victim & Witness Unit: Delivering  for victims and witnesses UK Ministry of Justice

Crown Prosecution Service

tSerious Fraud Office

The United Kingdom Human Trafficking Centre (founding board member and Chair of Research and Education stream )

Australian Government Criminology Institute

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs UK

Operation’s Pentameter one and two (the UKs first Police based responses to Human Trafficking)

The UK ACPO Vice Conference

Churches Against Trafficking in Europe (Interdenominational initiative)

The Churches Commission on Migration in Europe

The Church of Scotland’s initiative on trafficking

The UK Women’s National Commission (UK Women’s National Commissioner in 2004-2006)

The UN office of the Anglican communion. Consultation on Human Trafficking with a Focus on Children in Asia.

Loughborough University – Department of Social Sciences

University of Lancaster : Religion and Society Programme

University of Kent Religion, Migration and Society consultation

London Safeguarding Children Board : Child Trafficking toolkit consultation

London Metropolitan Police SCD9

Senior Women in Policing UK

The United States TIP office

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (briefing)

The International Crime Symposium University of Cambridge

The UK Cabinet Office / the Attorney General’s Office and the cross party NGO Stakeholder Group

Medaille Trust (Housing Charity for survivors of trafficking)

Albanian (Protestant and Reformed) Churches and Civil Society

Women’s Consortium of Nigeria (WOCON) partnered with the Advocacy Project Washington USA

The Salvation Army : International Women’s desk and UK counter trafficking initiatives

The Italian Conference of Women Religious

The Romanian Orthodox Churches initiative against Trafficking

The European Women’s Lobby

The UN Rapporteur on Human Trafficking

The UN Gift Conference Vienna 2007-2008

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Immigration Departments.

Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom Montreal Safe Housing for Victims of Trafficking initiative 2009

The Sexual Violence Centre in Cork

Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin, Save the Children UK

The International Organisation for Migration UK

London Mayor’s Office Human Trafficking and London 2012 Network

Legatum Institute Human Trafficking conference 2011

Dr Pemberton Ford’s publications include:

  • London 2012 and Sporting Mega Events – Trafficking risks, social impact and cultural legacy – a background report commissioned by the Legatum Institute on the Olympics and sporting international events and trafficking implications which recommends new strategies to mitigate against trafficking impacts of international sports events.
  • Seven things you should know about Sports Mega events and Human Trafficking – (forthcoming 2012 in Press)
  • Not for Sale : Raising Awareness Ending Exploitation (Inspire Publications 2007)
  • The Real Scandal of Sex Trafficking Berry and Pemberton (Mayhew 2008)
  • White slavery and the trafficking of women today: continuities and discontinuities with Butler’s vision, methods and global realities. Beating the Traffic: Josephine Butler and Anglican Social Action Today. Ed A Milbank 2007 George Mann Publications.
  • For God’s sake not for sale, Trafficking and the churches in Europe.Gender and Development Volume 14 Number 3 November 2006 special edition. Working with Faith Communities

For consultation, training opportunities, expert witness analysis, briefings and research collaboration – Dr Ford at or phone 01223 353712


CCARHTs University based and practitioner affiliates are currently drawn from across the UK, Canada, North America, South America, South Africa, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, Kenya, Nigeria, Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines. If you would like your University or NGO to be represented in our network please submit the following on line form to us so that we can explore our co-operation. We would invite you also to follow our social media links via twitter, and facebook, and invite you to submit articles for inclusion in our library of resources, and to join our Linked-in network for practitioners and researchers.