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Wed April 17, 2013
Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery
Human trafficking is a 32 billion dollar a year industry, and it’s prevalent all over the world. UNICEF estimates that 1.2 million are children trafficked annually.
So what do we mean when we say “trafficking?” Well, it’s slavery.
Whether that means the sex trade in Southeast Asia, Central Europe or the US, forced child labor in India, or the armies of child soldiers in Africa.
And, we’ll hear about new legislation in Connecticut to draw attention to trafficking in our state - and to prosecute those responsible.