WHAT ISHUMAN TRAFFICKING?
• Human trafficking, also known as trafficking in
persons, is a crime that involves compelling or
coercing a person to provide labor or
services, or to engage in commercial sex
• The coercion can be subtle or overt, physical
• Man, women and children from all ages and
of all backgrounds can become victims of this
crime, which occurs in every region of the
• Exploitation of a minor for commercial sex is
human trafficking, regardless of whether any
CausesOf Human Trafficking
Lack of Education
Demand for cheap labour/demand for sex
Lack of human rights for vulnerable groups
Lack of legitimate economical opportunities
Social factors and cultural practices
Conflict and natural disaster
Trafficking generates a large profit
Lack of safe migration options
Human Trafficking is very much alive these days.
It is estimated that around 40 million people are enslaved across the
Globally, an average cost of a slave is $90.
Human Trafficking is the third largest international crime industry.
(Behind illegal drugs and arms trafficking)
Trafficking For Forced Labour
Trafficking For Forced Criminal Activities
Trafficking In Women For Forced Sexual Exploitation
Trafficking For The Removal Of Organs
How toprevent trafficking
Implement policies prohibiting human trafficking.
Enact training and awareness programs.
Continually monitor trafficking risks.
Requires suppliers to certify compliance.
Provide a helpline to report trafficking.
Examine order placement practices.
WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS
It is celebrated on July 30 every year.
It was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly, in its resolution
It was necessary to raise awareness of the situation of the victims of Human Trafficking
and for the promotion and protection of their rights.