A school’s guide to human trafficking
The United Nations defines human trafficking as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons by improper means (such as force, abduction, fraud or coercion) for an improper purpose including forced labor or sexual exploitation.
Human trafficking has no boundaries. It is not limited to third-world countries, and an estimated 200,000 American children are at risk for trafficking into the sex industry. This happens to children all over America, in urban, suburban and rural areas alike.
How do human traffickers find our children? The primary answer is the internet; they lurk on ...