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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Human Trafficking Victims: 2.4 Million People Across The Globe Are Trafficked For Labor, Sex

To be sure, the UN can't stop human trafficking because it endorses policies that induce poverty and misery. The lack of economic liberty forces folks into horrific circumstances which is the defining characteristic of a totalitarian society.
Yuri Fedotov, the head of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, told a daylong General Assembly meeting on trafficking that 17 percent are trafficked to perform forced labor, including in homes and sweat shops. He said $32 billion is being earned every year by unscrupulous criminals running human trafficking networks, and two out of every three victims are women....Michelle Bachelet, who heads the new U.N. agency promoting women's rights and gender equality called UN Women, said "it's difficult to think of a crime more hideous and shocking than human trafficking. Yet, it is one of the fastest growing and lucrative crimes."
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The Huffington Post