By Stephanie Hepburn
This unparalleled research of intercourse trafficking, pressured hard work, organ trafficking, and intercourse tourism throughout twenty-four countries highlights the stories of the sufferers, perpetrators, and anti-traffickers concerned with this brutal alternate. Combining statistical info with intimate bills and interviews, journalist Stephanie Hepburn and justice pupil Rita J. Simon create a dynamic quantity certain to teach 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 to the actions of traffickers prior to catch and their results after sentencing. each one bankruptcy facilities at the trafficking practices and anti-trafficking measures of a unmarried nation: 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. interpreting those international locations' legislation, Hepburn and Simon demonstrate 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 examine issues out these so much weak in every one state and the categorical cultural, financial, environmental, and geopolitical components that give a contribution to every nation's trafficking concerns. additionally, the learn additionally highlights universal phenomena that governments and foreign anti-traffickers may still give some thought to of their struggle in contrast illicit trade.