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Page 1 of 4 Outline for “Human Trafficking” What is human trafficking? A form of modern day slavery Victims of trafficking are exploited for commercial sex or labor purposes Traffickers use force, fraud or coercion to achieve this exploitation Profits between 7 and 12 billion dollars annually Sex traffickers make 5-20 times their cost per “unit” “Units” cost $16,000 to $40,000 dollars Younger “units” bring a higher profit Human trafficking ≠ human smuggling Trafficking: o Movement across a border o Labor against person’s will o For the benefit of the trafficker o Crime against the person Smuggling: o Consensual movement across the border o For a fee o Crime against the State Who are the trafficking victims? Approximately 800,000 to 900,000 victims annually trafficked across international borders worldwide. Between 18,000 and 20,000 victims trafficked into the U.S. annually More than half of victims trafficked into the U.S. are children, although many women and men are victims Victims are generally trafficked into the U.S. from Asia, Central and South America, Russia and Eastern Europe Many victims sent to locations in which they do not speak the language, making them unable to communicate with other victims, clients or service providers
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Sullivan during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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