Human Trafficking - Alex Garner Mrs. Evans English 112.09 8...

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Alex Garner Mrs. Evans English 112.09 8 April 2011 Chapel Forum: Human Trafficking On Tuesday, March 29 the ACU Chapter of the International Justice Mission presented a forum on human trafficking and the role it is playing in today’s society. Human trafficking is modern day slavery and is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world. It is defined as “the recruitment, transportation, harboring, or taking of persons by means of threat, force, coercion, abduction, fraud, or deception for the purpose of exploiting them” (Jake Horford 2) . The United Nations estimates that 2.5 million people are trafficked annually. The reason it is so inhumane is because it deprives people of their human rights and freedoms, it is a global health risk and it fuels organized crime. Victims of trafficking are forced into labor or sexual exploitation. Labor trafficking ranges from domestic service and small-scale labor operations to large-scale operations such as farms, sweatshops, and major multinational corporations. Sex trafficking is
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