"Trafficking involves the movement of persons to exploit their labor. Trafficking in persons is a form of slavery and encompasses debt bondage, peonage, and involuntary servitude. Historically, trafficking of women and children was associated with the capture of young women and girls for forced prostitution." (Encyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work, 2006)
- Human trafficking
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- Human exploitation
- Modern day slavery
- Trafficking of humans
- Sex slavery
- Child prostitution
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- Forced Labour
We follow a personal story of one girl from Moldova who was tricked into being a sex slave in western Europe
- Sex Slavery and Human Trafficking (2007)
round 400,000 women are trafficked into this country every year and forced to work as sex slaves. 'Journey' is a public installation created to expose the stages of suffering experienced by these women and to raise the public profile of their situation
- Under the River: Exploited Children of Ghana
In Ghana, children as young as three and as old as sixteen are often sent away from home to work in bondage for small payments, desperately needed by impoverished families. Some are given away by aunts, uncles, grandparents, or by their own overburdened mothers who will have one less mouth to feed and the equivalent of $40 (U.S.) each year.
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From Human Trafficking to Human Rights
Publication Date: 2011-11-16
From Human Trafficking to Human Rights, Brysk, Choi-Fitzpatrick, and a cast of experts demonstrate that it is time to recognize human trafficking as more a matter of human rights and social justice, rooted in larger structural issues relating to the global economy, human security, U.S. foreign policy, and labor and gender relations.
Sex Slaves and Serfs
Publication Date: 2012-07-01
Erin Heil explores the global problem of human trafficking in the context of a small Florida town¿one typical of the many rural communities that confront modern day slavery in their own backyards.
Child Exploitation and Trafficking
Publication Date: 2011-12-16
The book provides comprehensive, practical introduction to the history and present-day reality of child sexual exploitation, as well as to the interconnected web of domestic and transnational federal laws and law enforcement efforts launched in response thereto.
Call Number: HQ281 .H832 2013 )
Publication Date: 2013-07-12
The Current Controversies series examines today's most important social and political issues. Each volume presents a diverse selection of primary sounds representing all sides of the debate in question.
A Child's Right to a Healthy Environment
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
It's a startling reality that more American children are victims - and perpetrators - of violence than those of any other developed country. Yet unlike the other nations, the United States has yet to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered, Second Edition
Call Number: HQ281 .T618 2012
Publication Date: 2011-12-01
Since the highly acclaimed 2005 publication of the first edition of Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered, human trafficking has become virtually a household word and attention for the issue among researchers and policymakers has escalated. This new edition adds vitally important updates related to recent developments in law, policy, and international agreements as well as from new research. It looks more closely at narratives about sex trafficking and the growing interest amongst feminists, abolitionists, criminologists and legal experts, as well at new ways for developing action research projects with migrant women around the world. New to the Second Edition
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