By Bart Jones bart. Many human trafficking victims are involved in the sex trade as a result of drug addiction, experts say. Many carry scars from sexual assaults, physical abuse or childhood neglect. The good news for Nassau victims is that The Safe Center LI does have dedicated beds at a safe house with specifically trained staff and a comprehensive therapeutic program.
Human trafficking is defined as sexual exploitation or labor acts induced by force, fraud, or coercion. Based on data gathered from countries, it offers the first global assessment of the scope of human trafficking and what is being done to fight it. LI Press. She also confirms that traffickers may build a relationship with a victim online through social media or advertise fake or deceptive job opportunities.
It is a multisystem strategy to enhance the identification, protection and services for victims of human trafficking or commercial sexual exploitation for those aged 23 and younger. It is clear that government efforts stemming from the adoption of the Palermo Protocol are working.
Yet, much work remains. Sexual exploitation makes great profits for operators, but forced labor saves them money.
The region is among the top 20 jurisdictions nationwide impacted by human trafficking in the nation, according to the U. West and Central Africa. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Kyle Cope Their captors often drive them and accompany them to court, which proves intimidating.