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Thu Jul 30, 2015, 09:15 AM

6 crucial facts about human trafficking- and how you can help (World Day Against Trafficking...)

Source: Mashable


A child trafficker bought this girl from her parents, forcing her to sell flowers on Bangkok's streets. She was electrocuted if she didn't work.


Thursday is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a day to spread awareness of labor trafficking and sexual exploitation around the world.

Trafficking in persons also known as human trafficking or modern slavery is described by the U.S. Department of State as the "act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing or obtaining a person for compelled labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud or coercion."

Human trafficking is a prevalent practice globally, with instances of exploitation and human rights violations being reported in the majority of nations each year. Still, it's very rarely talked about publicly.

"Slavery never ended," Terry FitzPatrick, senior communications director of advocacy organization Free the Slaves, tells Mashable about human trafficking. "It was outlawed, but it was never eradicated."


Read more: http://mashable.com/2015/07/30/human-trafficking-facts/

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