ABOUT HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Defining the terms of human trafficking and modern day slavery
Human trafficking and modern slavery are thought to be amongst the most widespread crimes in the world, affecting millions of men, women and children each day.
It is defined by Homeland Security as:
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act.
Broken down into simpler terms, this means human trafficking is made up of three elements:
Movement or recruitment by
Deception or coercion for
The purpose of exploitation