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Unformatted text preview: assistance. There are some problems with this statistic. First of all I am confused by the way the UN divided the regions. The first four categories seem to be by region while the last two categories are not region specific. The statistician should have chose one or the other to measure human trafficking. Which countries are classified as industrialized? What does it mean to be a country in transition? Another problem I see is the phrase forced labour because I am not sure what that phrase entails. From what I have read about human trafficking in SE Asia a lot of women willingly go to a known destination in order to sell themselves to make money. This is unlike prostitution because the women are stuck in the trade for a lifetime and often never see their family again, yet they do it willingly. It would be nice to see a conceptualization of forced labour....
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- Fall '10