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United States

Main article: Human trafficking in the United States In 2002, Derek Ellerman and Katherine Chon founded a non-government organization called Polaris Project to combat human trafficking. In 2007, Polaris instituted

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Council of Europe

On 3 May 2005, the Committee of Ministers adopted the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (CETS No. 197).[44] The Convention was opened for signature

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Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

Main article: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe In 2003, the OSCE established an anti-trafficking mechanism aimed at raising public awareness of the problem and building the political will

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Trafficking in India

India Anti Human Trafficking Portal[edit] In India, the trafficking in persons for commercial sexual exploitation, forced labor, forced marriages and domestic servitude is considered an organized crime. The Government of

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3P Anti-trafficking Policy Index

The ‘3P Anti-trafficking Policy Index’ measures the effectiveness of government policies to fight human trafficking based on an evaluation of policy requirements prescribed by the United Nations Protocol to Prevent,

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Protocol Prevention

Although human trafficking can occur at local or domestic levels, it has international implications, as recognized by the United Nations in the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in

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Debt or Bonded?

Bonded labor, or debt bondage, is probably the least known form of labor trafficking today, and yet it is the most widely used method of enslaving people. Victims become “bonded”

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Forced Labor

Forced labor is a situation in which victims are forced to work against their own will under the threat of violence or some other form of punishment; their freedom is

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Labouring Children

Child labour is a form of work that may be hazardous to the physical, mental, spiritual, moral, or social development of children and can interfere with their education. According to

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Law enforcement and Discouragement

Thus far, global efforts to curb and stymie the growing tide of smuggled individuals have been largely focused on the apprehension and deportation of individual migrants. Little has been done

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Coyotes

Coyotes[edit] “Coyotes” are the name for smugglers who facilitate the migration of people across the Mexico–United States border. Once dominated by local Coyotes charging relatively small sums, the business landscape

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Snakehead

The name “Snakehead” refers to those underground players who operate in facilitating the illicit transport of Chinese migrants into countries like the United States and other Western countries. (The name

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Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking is a form of modern slavery that exists throughout the United States and globally. Sex traffickers use violence, threats, lies, debt bondage, and other forms of coercion to

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Why does human trafficking happen?

Human trafficking exists because it is profitable. Traffickers can make money selling human beings or selling the forced services of a human being. It can be relatively risk- free when

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Elements in Trafficking

Elements of human trafficking. For the purpose of exploitation, which includes exploiting the prostitution of others, sexual exploitation, forced labour, slavery or similar practices and the removal of organs.