Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery
It is the movement of people by means such as force, fraud, coercion or deception with the aim of exploiting them.
Flourish exists because slavery exists.
These three elements all form part of trafficking:
- The act: recruiting, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons
- The means: force, fraud, coercion, deception
- The purpose: exploitation
Human trafficking consists of the following 3 elements.
Types of exploitation
Victims are controlled for non-consensual sex.
Victims are forced to work for long hours for little or no pay in poor conditions under verbal or physical threats of violence to them or their families.
The exploitation of a person to commit a crime.
Victims are forced to work in private households, usually performing domestic duties and childcare. Their freedom may be restricted, working long hours with little or no pay.