human trafficking


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

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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During his meeting with the Secretary-General of the Organisation of Sudanese Expatriates Affairs (OSEA) Karar al-Tuhami, Swing praised OSEA efforts in combating human trafficking and illegal migration as well as the transfer of knowledge.
A part of activities of Iran's Customs Administration include the fight against human trafficking upon a recommendation of the World Customs Organization.
Celia Williamson, Director of University of Toledos Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute, and Cara Rearick, a mental health counselor at A Renewed Mind.
She lamented that the state has a high prevalence of human trafficking in the country, saying some local witch doctors were involved in the trafficking of persons to Europe according to investigations.
A man is led from a house after being arrested in an operation targeting human trafficking IAN COOPER
He termed human trafficking as worst form of humanity and added that several innocent people had lost their lives and property due to this activity.
As far as Government of Pakistan's initiatives to prevent and control human trafficking are concerned, Article (11) of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 prohibits slavery, forced labor Slavery is non-existent and forbidden and no law shall permit or facilitate in any form.
Orozco, whose organization, Unidos Contra la Trata (United Against Trafficking), has been fighting human trafficking for years, made sure that the issue became part of the campaign discussion because the problem is prevalent in Mexico state, which is the home of some of the criminal organizations engaged in the activity.
Vandenberg observed, "This is an enormously significant judgment in a case that reflects the pioneering use of human trafficking laws to hold a third-party facilitator accountable .
The foundation received three victims of human trafficking from different nationalities in the first half of 2016, which is 75 per cent lower than the number of victims reported in the same period last year, said Afra Al Basti, director-general of DFWAC.
My office has made it a priority to combat human trafficking.
In a statement to Petra on the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Tarawneh said that 183 cases of these did not reach the level of human trafficking, noting that number of people who have been provided with shelter during this period stood at 112 including 12 who were victims of human trafficking.

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