Abstrak Human trafficking is a human rights issue that is happening globally. This is one of negative impacts of globalization by which unable people to move accross border easily. Victims of human trafficking are mostly women. This is why human trafficking can be categorized as a gender specific phenomenon. As a consequence, a gender-based approach is needed in combating human trafficking. This paper will give an overview of the issue of human trafficking in Indonesia and assess the approach that has been done to overcome this problem from a gender perspective. Based on library research, it is concluded that Indonesian human trafficking approach is not yet gender sensitive.