By Stephanie Hepburn, Rita J. Simon
This extraordinary examine of intercourse trafficking, compelled exertions, organ trafficking, and intercourse tourism throughout twenty-four international locations highlights the stories of the sufferers, perpetrators, and anti-traffickers excited about this brutal exchange. Combining statistical information with intimate bills and interviews, journalist Stephanie Hepburn and justice student Rita J. Simon create a dynamic quantity bound to train and spur action.
Hepburn and Simon recount the lives of sufferers in the course of and after their event with trafficking, and so they stick with the actions of traffickers sooner than catch and their results after sentencing. each one bankruptcy facilities at the trafficking practices and anti-trafficking measures of a unmarried state: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Niger, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Syria, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, the uk, and the USA. studying those nations’ legislation, Hepburn and Simon show gaps in laws and enforcement and description the cultural norms and biases, societal assumptions, and conflicting regulations that make trafficking eventualities so pervasive and resilient. This learn issues out these such a lot weak in each one country and the explicit cultural, monetary, environmental, and geopolitical elements that give a contribution to every nation's trafficking matters. moreover, the examine additionally highlights universal phenomena that governments and foreign anti-traffickers may still examine of their struggle in contrast illicit alternate.