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Human Trafficking

  1. Human Trafficking Short Essay
    on Lifetime Network caught my interest and made me research it further. The mini series Human Trafficking follows the story of four woman and girls as they are taken...
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    the girls and women suffer rape and other physical and mental violence. Human trafficking is so common now that it's the third most profitable criminal activity...
  3. Human Trafficking
    state.gov/documents/organization/66086.pdf Miller, J.R. (2005, March 9). Combat human trafficking. Retrieved August 2, 2006, from web.ebscohost.com Web site: http...
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Human trafficking is the trade of human beings and their use by criminals to make money. That could mean forcing or tricking people into prostitution, begging, or manual labour.



As many as 500,000 people are trafficked in Europe every year, the majority are women and girls who are forced into prostitution.



In Europe, girls and young women are particularly at risk from criminals who promise good jobs or study and then force the victims to be prostitutes. The criminals profit while the girls and women suffer rape and other physical and mental violence.



Human trafficking is so common now that it\'s the third most profitable criminal activity in the world after illegal drugs and arms trafficking.



Victims do not agree to be trafficked - they are tricked - lured by false promises - or forced.



The trafficker takes away the basic human rights of the victim: the freedom to move, to choose, to control her body and mind, and to control her future.



Do not confuse trafficking with smuggling. A smuggler will facilitate illegal entry into a country for a fee, but on arrival at their destination, the smuggled person is free; the trafficking victim is enslaved.



Fast Facts



Between 2 and 4 million people are trafficked worldwide every year - United Nations estimate



As many as 500,000 people are trafficked in Europe every year, the majority are women and girls who are forced into prostitution - US State Department



80% of victims trafficked across international borders are female and 70% of those women and girls are trafficked for sexual exploitation - US State Department



It is estimated that between $7-13 billion a year is made from trafficking







Why should you care?



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- The trafficking in persons is WRONG - it is the most shocking form of human...
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    • Mar 19, 2006 - Evaluator: (SETH)
    • THE FACTS GIVEN ARE ALMOST ACCURATE SO I WILL SAY IT OKAY .