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Sex trafficking

  1. 1. Sex Trafficking<br />By: Douglas Norton<br />
  2. 2. Human Trafficking<br />Human trafficking is a form of modern day slavery in which people, mostly women and girls, are abducted, deceived into situations of forced labor. <br />Human trafficking includes buying, selling and moving people from one location to another against their will.<br />Trafficking occurs in unregulated and unprotected labor sectors including agricultural and industrial production, domestic service and sex work. <br />
  3. 3. Types of Sex Trafficking<br />Prostitution<br />Pornography<br />Stripping<br />Live sex shows<br />Mail order brides<br />Military prostitution<br />Sex tourism<br />
  4. 4. Human Trafficking<br />The U.N. estimates that one to four million people are trafficked worldwide each year. <br />Human trafficking wasthe third most lucrative criminal activity in the world. It is now emerging as the number one in 2010<br />Sex Trafficking generates 32billion in revenue<br />
  5. 5. The root causes of trafficking<br />Violence<br />Political conflict<br />Poverty<br />A promise of a good job in another country<br />• A false marriage proposal turned into a bondage situation<br />• Being sold into the sex trade by parents, husbands, boyfriends<br />• Being kidnapped by traffickers<br />
  6. 6. Poverty<br />Women constitute 70 percent of the world's 1.3 billion absolute poor<br />Making less then 1$ a day.<br />Families living in absolute poverty can not afford to support all children.<br /> -sell a child to support family. <br /> -In many places, girls are considered less valuable than boys, and are more likely to be sold.<br />Women are promised high wages and suitable working conditions. <br />
  7. 7. The great majority understand they will be prostitutes, but believe they will earn $ 1,000 to 2,000 per week.<br /> 20 to 40 times more than they can earn at home.<br />Inna Shvab, la Strada Ukraine's manager of social assistance and victim support reports the harsh reality of sex trafficking.<br />- Usually found living with 10 women in one bedroom apartment. 5 or less beds.<br /> - 20 to 50customers a day.<br />- unsanitary conditions, without water. They are forced to have sex without a condom, because then, the price is two to three times higher." <br />
  8. 8. Sex traffickers frequently subject their victims to debt-bondage.<br />The trafficker tell their victim that they owe them money ( Living expenses, transport into the country)<br />Must pledge their personal services to repay the debt. <br />
  9. 9. Variety of methods to condition their victims.<br />Starvation<br />Confinement<br />Beatings <br />Physical abuse<br />Rape<br />Gang rape<br />Threats of violence against the victim or victims families.<br />Forced drug use(VIDEO)<br />
  10. 10. Health Risks<br />Drug and alcohol addiction<br />STDs<br />Broken bones, head drama.<br />Menstrual problems<br />Forced abortions<br />Psychological drama<br />
  11. 11. Ukraine: Corruption<br />The Interior Ministry reported that the number of prosecutions for labor trafficking increased from 3 in 2006 to 23 in 2007.<br />The prosecutions were usually dismissed or punishment was done with probation.<br />
  12. 12. Corrupt Government<br /><ul><li>95 cases resulting in 83 convictions of trafficking offenders</li></ul>- A judge ordered probation rather than jail time.<br />The percent of human traffickers receiving jail time has decreased in 2007 from 44 percent to 36 percent. <br /><ul><li>“Ukraine failed to demonstrate any efforts to vigorously investigate, prosecute, convict, or sentence government officials complicit in trafficking this year.” VIDEO</li></li></ul><li>From Bosnia to Israel, women are sold for anything from $800 to $15,000, depending on the quality of the "product.“ <br />The UN has been known to help and support these transactions.<br />Kathryn Bolkovac, an American women working for the UN in Bosnia won a case on trafficking and prostitution racketing involving other service members.<br />Tip off brothels of police raids. Help export and import women.<br />
  13. 13. Health Human Services(HHS)<br />trafficking victims who are non-U.S. citizens to receive Federally funded benefits and services to the same extent as a refugee. Victims of trafficking who are U.S. citizens do not need to be certified to receive benefits.<br />
  14. 14. National Human Trafficking Resource Center NHTRC<br />toll-free hotline, available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.<br />
  15. 15. Every 2 minute a child is being prepared for sexual exploitation<br />Average victim forced to have sex over 40 times a day<br />Average age of traffic victim is 14<br />The total market value of illicit Sex Trafficking is estimated to be in excess of $32 billion <br />
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