Maps and graphs Human trafficking is a global problem and one of the world's most shameful crimes, affecting the lives of millions of people around the world and robbing them of their dignity. Traffickers deceive women, men and children from all corners of the world and force them into exploitative situations every day.
Statistics on forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking Global estimates on forced labour Nearly 21 million people - three out of every 1, people worldwide - are victims of forced labour across the world, trapped in jobs which they were coerced or deceived into and which they cannot leave.
The Asia-Pacific region accounts for the largest number of forced labourers in the world; Central and South-eastern European countries, and the Commonwealth of Independent States account for 1. The number of victims per thousand inhabitants is highest in the Central and South-eastern Europe and Africa regions at 4.
It is the lowest in the Developed Economies and European Union at 1.
The relatively high prevalence in Central and South-eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States can be explained by the fact that the population is much lower than for example in Asia and at the same time reports of trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation and of state-imposed forced labour in the region are numerous.
Cross-border movement is heavily associated with forced sexual exploitation. Women and girls represent the greater share of the total — Per capita profits are highest in forced sexual exploitation, which can be explained by the demand for such services and the prices clients are willing to pay, by low capital investments and by the low operating costs associated with this activity.
The working group should engage ILO constituents and other experts in discussing and developing international guidelines to harmonize concepts, elaborate statistical definitions, standard lists of criteria and survey tools on forced labour, and to inform the 20th International Conference of Labour Statisticians on the progress made.
Based on this decision, the ILO has initiated the " ILO Data Initiative on Modern Slavery ", a global research programme to take stock of national and international initiatives measuring forced labour, human trafficking and slavery, to discuss strengths and limitations of existing methodologies and build a consensus on concepts, statistical definitions and standard list of criteria, survey tools and estimation methodologies which could be used to develop surveys in the future.
Expert workshop "Measuring Modern Slavery".Our regressions are based on cross-section data, with reported inflows of human trafficking referring to the – period.
We include as many countries as possible given the availability of data for the dependent and the Legalized Prostitution variables. We therefore impute the missing data on the control variables.
The Human Trafficking Center, housed in the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies, is the only two-year, graduate-level, professional-training degree in human trafficking in the United States.
One way graduate students contribute to the study of human trafficking is by publishing research-based blogs.
Although human trafficking has a long and ignoble history, it is only recently that trafficking has become a major political issue for states and the international community and the subject of detailed international rules. Globalization and Human Trafficking loring Jones david w.
engstroM tricia hilliard Mariel diaz San Diego State University School of Social Work Globalization demands that . May 06, · A story in the Washington Post said “20 years ago globalization was pitched as a strategy that would raise all boats in poor and rich countries alike.
Human trafficking is the trade of humans, most commonly for the purpose of forced labour, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others.
Mexico is a large source, transit, and destination country for victims of human trafficking. Government and NGO statistics indicate that the magnitude of forced labor surpasses that of forced prostitution in Mexico.