Friday, February 1, 2013 12:00 noon, 537 Heller Hall
"Human Trafficking: an overview beyond conventional comprehension"
Presented by: Veerendra Mishra,
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Reports estimate that more than 27 million persons are victimized through human trafficking every year. Human trafficking is a more than 32 billion dollar industry, the world's second largest and fastest growing criminal industry. It is an organized crime and gross violation of human rights called 'Modern day Slavery'. There is still a lot to be known about different dimensions of human trafficking. Comprehending the problem remains a challenge. How do we combat trafficking unless we understand it?
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