Flashcards in Child Trafficking or Migration? Deck (17)
Industry of human trafficking
$7 billion a year
What is trafficking defined as?
The transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of a child for the purpose of exploitation
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
How many children are estimated to be trafficked per year?
What is often used to obtain children?
Force, trickery, violence, coercion and deception
What vision are some driven by?
A better life
What work are some forced into?
Factories, domestic work, agriculture, construction, armed conflict, etc.
What is a common outcome of child trafficking?
Why are many people trafficked?
Cheap labour, they are easy to exploit
What can cause trafficking?
Political and armed conflict, national disasters, adverse socio-cultural practices
What enables trafficking?
Poor law enforcement, globalisation
What are some impacts of trafficking?
Death of victims, families broken, physical deformities from work, denied education
What is trafficking addressed as?
A crime against state, not a human rights violation
What have anti-trafficking measures become a façade for?
Anti-immigration and border control measures
What can victims of trafficking be punished for?
Immigration offences rather than being assisted
Why do many instances of trafficking occur?
Families want to move