Usually, just a few mins after speaking to people about Modern Slavery, inevitably, someone will ask, ‘So, what is Human Trafficking then?’
Let’s see what the Oxford dictionary says:
Human trafficking is (noun):
the action or practice of illegally transporting people from one country or area to another, typically for the purposes of forced labour or sexual exploitation.
Human trafficking involves recruitment, harbouring or transporting people into a situation of exploitation through the use of violence, deception or coercion and forced to work against their will.
Trafficking is a process of enslaving people, coercing them into a situation with no way out.
People can be trafficked for many different forms of exploitation such as forced prostitution, forced labour, forced begging, forced criminality, domestic servitude, forced marriage & organ removal.
This animation will outline things clearly and visually for you. You will also understand how it works and why it is so lucrative.
So, now that you know what Human Trafficking is, click here to find out what you can do about it. What can you do to help.