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Transcript of Human Trafficking
HUMAN TRAFFICKING ACROSS THE WORLD
The illegal practice of procuring or trading in human beings for the purpose of prostitution, forced labor, or other forms of exploitation.
There are 4 types of human trafficking
WHO ARE THE VICTIMS?
WHAT MAKES SOMEONE VULNERABLE TO TRAFFICKERS?
It could be anything:
People searching for a better life
History of sexual abuse
WHICH POPULATIONS ARE THE MOST VULNERABLE?
Runaway and homeless children, youth and adults
Refugees and individuals fleeing conflict
Victims of extreme trauma and abuse
How would you feel?
They are taught by traffickers to distrust outsiders, including law enforcement.
Hesitant to come forward with the fear of being deported
Unaware of their rights and are intentionally misinformed about their rights in their country.
Victims not only fear of their own safety but of their own family back in their home country.
Victims do not self-identify as victims. They do not see themselves as people.
According to the U.S State Department more than 700,000 people are trafficked through international borders every year.
In conclusion, traffickers tend to be adult males and citizens of the country in which they operate, but more women and foreign nationals are involved in trafficking in persons than in most other crimes.
Women traffickers are often involved in the trafficking of girls and tend to be used for low-ranking activities that have a higher risk of detection.
The victims tend to feel alone in the situation and do not have a clue in what direction to go, with all the threats traffickers have placed on them. Which makes their situation much complicated than one would imagine.
More than 70% are women and children
Where does trafficking occurs the most
The estimated annual profit of human trafficking is $32 billion
Organizations against trafficking
By: Sanjith Gajendran & Shawn Randhawa
The mindset of a human trafficking victim
"I know there are no limits to which the powers of privilege will not go to keep the workers in slavery." - Mother Jones
Trafficked children are more likely to develop mental health problems , engage in prostitution and either ommit or be victimized by future crimes in future.
Human trafficking is the third largest internation crime industry (illegal drugs and arms trafficking)
Over 71% of trafficked children show suicidal tendencies
Human traffickers usually work with corrupt government officials in order to travel and lay hands on passports.
Human trafficking facts
1. What are the 4 types of human trafficking?
2. How many people are trafficked through international borders every year
3. What is the estimated annual profit of human trafficking
4. Name at least 2 examples that makes someone vulnerable to traffickers
5. Fill in the blank. Human trafficking is the _________ largest international crime industry.