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Unformatted text preview: As of 2001, about 2 million women and girls are sold into sex slavery each year worldwide (does not include those already there) About 15,000 enter into the U.S., primarily from Mexico s About 18,000-20,000 trafficked annually (all types) s Some estimates at 30,000 to 50,000 slaves in the US at any given time s Related to the "foreign nanny problem" as well, since sometimes these women are kidnapped into prostitution s In the US 10,000 Russian prostitutes in Israel (consider % of population - 7 million) Some of the primary suppliers are families selling their daughters/sisters to make money Previously, sex slaves were lumped with "illegal immigrants" and treated accordingly s Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2003 classifies countries by Tiers, 3 may receive sanctions for their behavior Sexual Slavery International Law Monday, April 07, 2008 2:46 PM Class Notes Page 1...
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- Spring '08