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Transcript of Modern Slavery
Does Slavery Still Exist today?
Human Trafficking is the
fastest growing organized
crime in the world
H.T: is a form of modern day slavery
where people benefit from exploiting
Who can be victims?
Sell or Trade Willingly
By force, stolen
Most Popular Organs
Iran is the only country
where it is legal to
Many women and young girls
are forced into a life of prostitution
under the promise of a new job and
a better life
How would you escape?
Many cannot return to their families because they are considered to have committed a crime...
Each year 600,000-800,000 men, women
and children are trafficked across
70% are WOMEN and 50% are CHILDREN
Top 5 Suppliers to the USA
East Asia, The Pacific, Latin America, Europe, Eurasia
Can We Stop This?
There are HUNDREDS of
organizations that try and recover these victims. They do NOT profit from their generosity.
Let's get googling! How can we get involved?
Make a list on the board of organizations & their goals
What Factors Drive
Poor Living Conditions
What is SLAVERY?
Sweatshops are run by CHEAP
Does it matter to you if
your clothes and products
are produced by forced laborers?
Child Labor- India
China's Organ Harvest
Selling the Girl Next Door
Sex Slavery in the USA
USA is the number one consumer of wildlife in the world!
Uses include: herbal remedies, medicines, sport, living collections, jewelry, furniture etc...
How much $$$ do You need daily to cover your BASIC needs??
When did the cartels get established?
Top 10 Drug Lords of All Time
The Merchant of Death
The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) makes over 30,000 arrests each year related to the sales and distribution of illegal narcotics.
Over 32 percent of all inmates in state prisons in the United States were either under the influence of drugs or in possession of drugs when arrested (that number is above 25 percent for federal prison inmates).
Drug trafficking in Mexico is a business worth over $50 billion per year.
It is believed that the loss of the drug trafficking industry in Mexico would cause that country’s economy to shrink by over 63 percent.
Illicit drug use is associated with several leading causes of death in the United States, including suicide, homicide, motor-vehicle injury, HIV infection, pneumonia, violence, mental illness and hepatitis.
In 2008, the DEA seized the following amounts of drugs within the borders of the United States:
Cocaine: 49,823.3 KGs
Heroin: 598.6 KGs
Marijuana: 660,969.2 KGs
Methamphetamines: 1,540.4 KGs
Hallucinogens: 9,199,693 individual units
* Take a look at the article provided on your desks*
The Mara Salvatrucha, or MS13, is perhaps the most notorious street gang in the Western Hemisphere.
Origins in the poor, refugee-laden neighborhoods of 1980s Los Angeles, the gang's reach now extends from Central American nations like El Salvador and through Mexico, the United States, and Canada.
Activities: They rob, extort and bully their way into neighborhoods and have gradually turned to transnational crimes such as human smuggling and drug trafficking.
Consequences for Western Hemisphere:Their activities have helped make the Northern Triangle -- Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras -- the most violent place in the world that is not at war.
In October 2012, the US Department of the Treasury labeled the group a "transnational criminal organization," the first such designation for a US street gang.
MS13: Drugs, Arms, & Human Trafficking
Weapons and ammunition in circulation
Total current military stocks of China, USA, Russia, India, France and UK:
15,426 Battle tanks
17,816 Armored combat vehicles
36,621 Large caliber artillery systems
7,644 Combat aircraft
1,485 Attack helicopters
527 Heavy unmanned aerial vehicles
75 million small arms and light weapons are estimated to be in circulation worldwide
Between 700,000 and 900,000 small arms are produced annually
estimated that it the arms trade has been approaching US$100 billion annually
Globally, armed violence kills around 508,000 people every year, most in non-conflict settings
Exporter Global share (%)
1. USA 31
2. Russia 27
3. China 5
4. Germany 5
5. France 5
6. UK 4
7. Spain 3
8. Italy 3
9. Ukraine 3
10. Israel 2
Importer Global share (%)
1. India 15
2. Saudi Arabia 5
3. China 5
4. UAE 4
5. Pakistan 4
6. Australia 4
7. Turkey 3
8. USA 3
9. South Korea 3
10. Singapore 3
The top 10 importers and exporters of major arms, 2010–14