According to the United Nations' Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, human trafficking is:
“...the recruitment, transportation, transfer,Continue
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…
Added by Billy Pickett on October 12, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Human trafficking is the third largest crime in the world following drugs and arms. According to the U.S. Department of State's 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report, there are close to 27 million people enslaved today. Due to the complexities of human trafficking, this number is just an estimate.
On August 12, 2013, the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime along with Lifetime TV hosted a private screening of the upcoming movie Baby Sellers. The movie takes a look into the…Continue
DEVIN STEWART: The first question is, how do you see the world today? When you think about the world, how would you describe it, particularly from the big moral issues? What issues do you think are important?
SOMALY MAM: It's not easy for me because I come from Cambodia and see the world here.…Continue
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The topic came to light in the public eye with the award-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire. Trafficking for begging is a business model: kids are kidnapped and blinded in order to cause more pity with the passers-by. Begging ring handlers use them to generate revenues.
Previously, I wrote on the issue in the book Trafficking for…Continue
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For me, the United States Coast Guard has always evoked images of heroic rescues, ships caught in Nor'easters, and training sessions on fishing safety—vital acts imparting a straightforward impression.
A discussion aboard the USCGC Seneca with Commander Chuck Fosse, Lt. Commander Camilla Bosanquet, and the Carnegie New Leaders complicated matters. We discussed…Continue
According to Slavery Footprint, a new app designed to raise awareness of global labor issues, I have 30 slaves working for me. Of course, these people are not my employees or property or in any way indentured to me. Instead it is through my consumer purchases and the web of globalization that I am connected to…Continue
Added by Evan O'Neil on January 17, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments