Human trafficking has very real ties with economic development. How can Latin-American countries deal with it?
What will change? The fees that criminal networks charge to transport people and contraband across the border. Every time the wall goes up, so do smuggling profits.
Bad mental health, self-harm and suicide attempts are common among children and adolescents who have been trafficked for forced labor or sexual exploitation.
Each year, some three million undocumented immigrants enter the United States, half of them with the help of traffickers, as part of a nearly seven-billion- dollar business
The stolen freedom of hundreds of people, mostly women, is one of the Latin America’s hurdles nowadays.
Sexual violence is not a new topic for Latin America, however, women trade is getting worse in Paraguay with the illegal support from politic figures in Equatorial Guinea.
According to the 2016 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons trafficking for sexual exploitation remains the most detected form.