Definition: Human Trafficking is coercing, moving and exploiting its victims for financial gain.
It is a global and generational issue all at the same time. Why, because organized crime groups can work in the shadows and move seamlessly around the world to facilitate the movement of humans for their personal gain. Despite being a global issue, it is happening in neighbourhoods all across the world. And, probably yours.
Why? In Canada, eighty-nine (89) percent of human trafficking comes from within our borders. Scary thought. And, sixty (60) percent of victims are under the age of 18 years old.
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