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Human Trafficking in Eastern Europe
Transcript of Human Trafficking in Eastern Europe
WHAT IS WRONG WITH HUMAN TRAFFICKING?
WHY IS THIS HAPPENING?
HOW CAN GOVERNMENTS HELP IN PUNISHING THE PERPETRATORS?
HOW IS THIS HAPPENING?
Western demand for Eastern European prostitutes, which fuel's the sex-slave industry.
Why women get snared into the trade?
Phony modeling agencies & study abroad programs etc.
It is a form of modern day Slavery! (IT IS SLAVERY)
It is a crime against humanity
It violates the (DEVAW) Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women of 1993
It violates the (UDHR) Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948
HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN EASTERN EUROPE
Human Trafficking In Eastern Europe
“Globally There are more slaves today than at any time in human history. An estimated 27 million men, women, and children are living in bondage. In 2007, slave traders made more profit than Google, Nike, and Starbucks combined.” - MannaFreedom
Prevent and punish perpetrators
Inform the public through use of NGO’s
Create Programs to help the most targeted victims
Providing safe havens for victims of exploitation
Domestically funded organizations use to implement laws against human trafficking
STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING!!!
WHAT IS HUMAN TRAFFICKING?
“Trafficking in Persons as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.”
United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC)
WHAT’S WRONG WITH HUMAN TRAFFICKING?
FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS DECLARATION, THE TERM "VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN" MEANS ANY ACT OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE THAT RESULTS IN, OR IS LIKELY TO RESULT IN, PHYSICAL, SEXUAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL HARM OR SUFFERING TO WOMEN, INCLUDING THREATS OF SUCH ACTS, COERCION OR ARBITRARY DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY, WHETHER OCCURRING IN PUBLIC OR IN PRIVATE LIFE.
NO ONE SHALL BE HELD IN SLAVERY OR SERVITUDE; SLAVERY AND THE SLAVE TRADE SHALL BE PROHIBITED IN ALL THEIR FORMS.
Why human trafficking in Eastern Europe persist
Estimate $32 billion dollars annually
Fastest growing criminal activity
Just a single female yields an average of $67,200 annunally in Western Europe and North America.
UN estimates between 800,00 & 4 million men women and children are sold into slavery around the world
80% are women and girls
Of 80% 200,000 women and children from Russia and Eastern Europe are forced in prostitution each year
Prevention of trafficking in persons
Protection of victims of human trafficking
Prosecution of trafficking offenders
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3 Elements of Human trafficking
The Act (What is done)
Recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons
The Means (How it is done)
Threat or use of force, coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or vulnerability, or giving payments or benefits to a person in control of the victim
The Purpose (Why it is done)
For the purpose of exploitation, which includes exploiting the prostitution of others, sexual exploitation, slavery........