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... TRAFFICKING With an annual turnover of $ 9.5 billion, human trafficking involves sex slavery and forced labor of nearly 800,000 people annually from East Europe, Asia and Africa to West Europe, Middle East and the U.S. Victims are recruited by coercion, bribery, deception or abduction. Women and girls are forced into prostitution, men and boys into hard labor, children into sex slavery and revolutionary soldiering and babies into adoption. Poverty, female prejudice, unemployment, organized crime outfits, corruption and great prostitute demand are main causes. Societies in origin and destination nations are adversely affected. World governments, UN, Council of Europe, NATO and NGOs are making efforts ...