In contrast to the Atlantic slave trade where the male-female ratio was orthe Arab slave trade usually had a higher female:male ratio instead, suggesting a general preference for female slaves. Estimates vary as to how many women were involved, with numbers ranging from as low as 20, from some Japanese scholars to as high asfrom some Chinese scholars.
In the same year, the federal judicial police handled trafficking files, compared with in However, in areas outside their jurisdiction, such as the Mahdist empire in Sudanthe practice continued to thrive. What we found unfolded in the form of more than 20 new documentaries — films that held the powerful accountable, told memorable stories, and shone new light on pivotal issues at home and around the world.
The term "white slaves" was sometimes used for those mixed-race or mulatto slaves who had a visibly high proportion of European ancestry. Slavery with the intention of using the slaves for sex. Most police investigations relate to legal sex businesses, with all sectors of prostitution being well represented, but with window brothels being particularly overrepresented.
It also banned the interstate transport of females for immoral purposes. The anti-trafficking community in the United States is debating the extent of sexual slavery. Sexual slavery may also involve single-owner sexual slavery ; ritual slaverysometimes associated with certain religious practices, such as ritual servitude in GhanaTogo and Benin ; slavery for primarily non-sexual purposes but where non-consensual sexual activity is common; or forced prostitution.
The South Korean armed forces also used the same arguments as the Japanese military to justify the use of comfort women, viewing them as a "necessary social evil" that would raise soldiers' morale and prevent rape. Concubinage and reproduction served as incentives for importing female slaves often Europeanthough many were also imported mainly for performing household tasks.
The Washington Post. In English-speaking countries in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the phrase "white slavery" was used to refer to sexual enslavement of white women. Greenhaven Press. Some Korean women claim that these cases should be judged by an international tribunal as child sex violence.
Better Care Network. Retrieved 8 November The total number of prostitutes employed by the RAA amounted to 55, at its peak. From the beginning of African slavery in the North American colonies, the casual sexual abuse of African women and girls was common. Opposition and resistance. Main article: Child prostitution.