Human Trafficking – Coerced And Compelled

According to the 2017 US State Department Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report[1] there were only 14,894 prosecutions and 9,071 convictions in 2016 globally. Of these prosecuted cases, only 2% dealt directly with child human trafficking cases. There are three elements of human trafficking under the Palermo Protocols[2] upon which the majority of world laws are based: the Act, the Means, and the Purpose.

The Act is the recruitment, transport, transfer, harboring, and receipt of persons.

The Means is the threat or use of force, coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or vulnerability, giving payments or benefits.

The Purpose is exploitation, including prostitution of others, sexual exploitation, forced labour, slavery or similar practices, removal of organs, and other types of exploitation.

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Human Trafficking – The Child Connection

The Chain of Child Trafficking will be Broken by the Collaboration of Business and Agencies using technology, Education, Certification, and Communications with One Global Standard.

Human trafficking is the crime of selling and debasing another human being. It is a war on women and children, to use them in brutal and abhorrent ways to gain money and power.

Beyond the horror is a staggering $150 billion global business.

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Human Trafficking – The Young Face

Once upon a time … all the children in the world dreamed free, and never had to worry about monsters in their beds, and all the fairytales had happy endings with everyone living happily ever after….

The Princess And The P.

Julia was 13 years old, fun, popular, cute and cheeky. She was on the school soccer team, attended girl coding classes, wanted to be an inventor, had a cat, Snapchat and Instagram. A normal teenage girl.

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