What is Human Trafficking?
[info_box color=”red” width=”100%” float=”left” text_align=”left”]Human trafficking is the recruitment and transportation of persons by means of threat, use of force or other forms of coercion, for the purpose of exploitation. It happens to both adults and children[/info_box]
|The United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime (UNTOC) is the main international instrument in the fight against transnational organised crime. The convention is supplemented by three protocols.
The Palermo Protocol, adopted by the United Nations in 2000 seeks to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in persons. It defines human trafficking as: