Millions of women, men, and children around the world become victims of human trafficking each year, according to the United Nations. In an attempt to not only raise awareness about the issue of human trafficking but end the practice, the United Nations has used the end of July to mark World Day against Trafficking in Persons since But the practice of human trafficking won't be eradicated without everyone's help, including yours.
Jump to navigation. It ought to concern every community, because it tears at our social fabric. It ought to concern every business, because it distorts markets.
Thorn is part of a large ecosystem of people, companies, organizations and governments working to protect kids from sexual exploitation. To fully address these crimes, we must build and maintain an understanding of the complex life cycle of abuse. Deep understanding allows for specific action to change lives. The commercial sexual exploitation of children CSEC is another term for what we often call child sex trafficking.
Sex trafficking is human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation, including sexual slavery. In the International Labour Organizationreported Most victims find themselves in coercive or abusive situations from which escape is both difficult and dangerous.
Support the international treaty to end modern slavery for good. In search of a job to support his family, a man accepts an offer from a recruiter and signs a contract for what looks like a good job with decent wages. Once at destination, the reality is very different.
Sex trafficking involves some form of forced or coerced sexual exploitation that is not limited to prostitution, and has become a significant and growing problem in both the United States and the larger global community. Victims of sex trafficking acquire adverse physical and psychological health conditions and social disadvantages. Thus, sex trafficking is a critical health issue with broader social implications that requires both medical and legal attention. Healthcare professionals can work to improve the screening, identification, and assistance of victims of sex trafficking in a clinical setting and help these women and girls access legal and social services.
What follows is a curated summation of some of the most reliable research available. Federal Bureau of Investigation Human Trafficking,