human trafficking


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The movement of people by force, coercion or deception into situations of exploitation
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human trafficking

The illegal enslavement, kidnapping, rental, or sale of human beings for their labor, esp. as sex workers or low-level workers.
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Together with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, human trafficking is decreed as a serious crime that violates rights and undermines sustainable development.
While Human Trafficking does not always involve the movement, traveling, or transportation of people, statistics suggest that a large percentage of victims are transported via airplane during some portion of their experience.
He said the police service included a section on human trafficking in its curriculum to educate recruits as well as providing in-service training for officers on the anti-trafficking law, victim identification, and investigation of human trafficking cases.
The release also highlighted the creation of a national programmes to combat human trafficking and train the personnel of law enforcement authorities, as well as the launch of community programmes to raise awareness of this crime and its risks, affirming the UAE's commitment to combatting human trafficking.
According to the latest report by the National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking in the UAE, 77 people accused of human trafficking were arrested in the country in 2018 in connection with 30 criminal cases, involving 51 victims.
The goal of this study, conducted by Judge and Researcher at the Legal and Judicial Studies Centre Samar Jaidi, is to shed a light on the judicial treatment of human trafficking cases through an analysis of a sample of human trafficking cases brought to justice.
She added that the agency had commenced the process of setting up task forces against human trafficking in the 36 states of the federation to strengthen the country's response to the scourge.
"The UAE has, over the past decade, been working tirelessly to combat human trafficking through strategic plans at various levels through enforcing laws and implementing preventive and deterrent measures, in coordination with international partners," Gargash said while releasing the report in Abu Dhabi.
On the occasion, the UAE Ambassador, Hamad Obaid Al Zaabi and Health Minister Aamir Mahmood Kiani also distributed artificial limbs to the victims of human trafficking.
The seminar was attended by experts and specialists in combating human trafficking from the US Embassy in Muscat, NCCHT, the Ministry of Social Development, the Public Prosecution, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) and the General Federation of Oman Trade Unions (GFOTU), in the presence of participants representing a number of government institutions, NGOs and parties related to combating human trafficking.
Ano urged delegates of the recent Asean Consultative Meeting in Bohol to strengthen regional and international cooperation and coordination 'in crushing all instances of human trafficking and modern slavery.'
Judges, prosecutors and police officers are taking part in tomorrow's seminar on fight against human trafficking, organized by Embassy of France to BiH and Center for Education of Judges and Prosecutors of the Federation of BiH (FBiH CEST).

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