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Global Ethics Day 2017 - Combatting Human Trafficking

According to the United Nations' Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, human trafficking is: “...the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, or fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve…See More
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Global Ethics Day 2017 - Combatting Human Trafficking

According to the United Nations' Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, human trafficking is: “...the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, or fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve…See More
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Global Ethics Day 2017 - Combatting Human Trafficking

Posted on October 12, 2017 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

According to the United Nations' Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, human trafficking is:

 “...the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, or fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or…
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