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Industry of human trafficking

$7 billion a year

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What is trafficking defined as?

The transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of a child for the purpose of exploitation

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What is a trafficked child?

One which has been moved within a country or across borders, by force or not, with the purpose of exploiting the child

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How many children are estimated to be trafficked per year?

980,000-1,225,000

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What is often used to obtain children?

Force, trickery, violence, coercion and deception

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What vision are some driven by?

A better life

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What work are some forced into?

Factories, domestic work, agriculture, construction, armed conflict, etc.

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What is a common outcome of child trafficking?

Sexual exploitation

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Why are many people trafficked?

Cheap labour, they are easy to exploit

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What can cause trafficking?

Political and armed conflict, national disasters, adverse socio-cultural practices

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What enables trafficking?

Poor law enforcement, globalisation

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What are some impacts of trafficking?

Death of victims, families broken, physical deformities from work, denied education

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What is trafficking addressed as?

A crime against state, not a human rights violation

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What have anti-trafficking measures become a façade for?

Anti-immigration and border control measures

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What can victims of trafficking be punished for?

Immigration offences rather than being assisted

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Why do many instances of trafficking occur?

Families want to move

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How can we solve the issue?

Through looking at the needs and desires of victims