14 pages (3500 words)
, Download 1
... TRAFFICKING Introduction In the modern society, human trafficking is considered to be a major worldwide problem. Although it is a distinctive problem from migration and smuggling of persons, confusion still lies as to how the three terms relate. Human trafficking refers to recruitment, transfer, harboring, and receipting of persons through threat, force, coercion, abduction, or even use of deception in order to achieve economic benefit or gain1. On the other hand, migration is the movement of persons from one region to another, while smuggling refers to movement of persons across borders illegally. Both migration and smuggling of persons occur without the use of force onto the victims. The main goal ...