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Trafficking of Women and Children for Sexual Exploitation in the Americas

General Material
General Material
General Material
General Material


  • Brief introduction to trafficking in the Americas, highlighting pertinent issues
  • Focuses on trafficking of women and children for sexual exploitation
  • Human Rights framework
  • Touches on 'supply' side of trafficking including racist, sexist, and misogynist stereotypes of women, as well as poverty, lack of access to formal channels of migration, and conflict/post-conflict situations as some of the contributing factors
  • Discusses how traffickers operate with impunity, create conditions of dependency, debt bondage, may use physical threats and violence against victims
  • Punctuates adverse health consequences and implications for victims of trafficking