Human trafficking is the practice of forcibly trading humans for the purpose of forced labor or sexual exploitation.
With increased globalization, has come an increase in people crossing borders illegally, whether willingly or by force. Nearly every nation is afflicted by these crimes, whether it is their people being forced to leave or people being smuggled into their country.
The challenge facing these countries and the United Nations is to target criminals who traffic humans and to protect the rights of trafficked migrants who endure unimaginable hardships and human rights abuses.
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