Political complexities of human trafficking

Human trafficking is a global issue and the components that allow the criminal industry to continue increasing in many regions is a critical aspect. Human trafficking as modern day slavery is a criminal industry that has proven to be difficult to prevent or document effectively. There are implications of human trafficking for individuals and countries covering the different categories such as forced labor at sea, sexual slavery, forced labor (general), and child trafficking. The aspects of government involvement and legislation impacts are analyzed to further understand the growing issue of trafficking. There are various identified problems that have already been put in place by different stakeholders and recommendations that would benefit global actors is of high importance when determining solutions.

GMA 400L - Senior Seminar Research Lab