Form of modern-day slavery.
Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human
beings for the purposes of reproductive slavery,
(commercial sexual exploitation, forced labour).
•Trafficking is a profitable industry.
•It has been identified as the fastest growing criminal industry
in the world.
•It is second only to drug trafficking as the most profitable
illegal industry in the world.
•In 2004, the total annual revenue for trafficking in persons
were estimated to be between USD$5 billion and $9 billion.
•In 2008, the United Nations estimated nearly 2.5 million
people from 127 different countries are being trafficked into
137 countries around the world.
all through Africa? in third world
in South America? Asia?
It is a situation in which victims are forced to work
against their own will, under the threat of violence or
some other form of punishment.
Their freedom is restricted.
Degree of ownership is exerted.
It generates $31bn, according to the International
It include domestic servitude; agricultural labor;
sweatshop factory labor; janitorial, food service and
other service industry labor; and begging.
Bonded labor or debt bondage.
it is the most widely used method of enslaving
people.but it is least known among us.
Victims become bonded laborers when their labor is
demanded as a means of repayment for a loan or
there are more than three to eight million people
working as bonded labour in Sindh and Punjab.
It is defined as the recruitment, transportation, transfer,
harboring, or receiving of children for the purpose of exploitation.
•Forcing a child into prostitution,
•The removal of organs,
•Illicit international adaptation,
•trafficking for early marriage,
•recruitment as child soldiers,
•for use in begging,
•as athletes (such as child camel jockeys )
Respond to an attractive 'employment opportunity' ad
Trust the promises of a boyfriend or friend
Accept a promise of marriage
Agree to a deal arranged by poverty-stricken parents
Or they are abducted
Take away their documents
Threaten violence to children and family
Beat, rape and humiliate
Lock them in and starve them
Sell and resell them around international networks
Difference between trafficking and
•people voluntarily request •Victims of human
or hire an trafficking are not permitted
individual, known as a to leave upon arrival at their
smuggler, to covertly destination.
transport them from one •They are held against their
location to another. will.
•smuggled person is usually
free to find their own way.
•no deception involved.
"Tier 1" countries as those whose governments comply fully
with Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000.
"Tier 2" countries do not fully comply with the act but are
making "significant progress" toward compliance.
"Tier 3" countries do not comply and are not making efforts to
•Locally, we propose a three-step attack towards the eradication of
poverty and subsequently the abolition of human trafficking.
1. AWARENESS: an educational campaign spreading information
through pamphlets, speeches, films, word of mouth, and online
2. ACTION: service projects and fundraising events to get the local
3. AID: fundraising and donation efforts to support international
charities and organizations working towards the same thing
YOU make the difference between
slavery and freedom
for someone in your community
Believe we don’t know enough
“Sex-industry” is well-funded to get out its message
Sounds like a “prude”
Not ready for what might happen
System will continue to provide the language, attitude, belief, and
justification for its existence and self-perpetuation
Miss an opportunity to proclaim a message of redemption and
transformationWhat if we don’t speak?
People will suffer in silence, not understanding the oppression that
has gripped them
Lives of our most vulnerable will continue to be shaped by a culture
We are called to stand in the grace of God,
believing that it is a missional priority to proclaim release to the
captives of the system of exploitation.