Human trafficking is a massive violation of human rights, as the perpetrators are holding a human being in captivity and forcing them to work against their will. … Everybody should do what they can to eradicate this issue from modern society.

 

Victims of human trafficking can experience devastating psychological effects during and after their trafficking experience. Many survivors may end up experiencing post-traumatic stress, difficulty in relationships, depression, memory loss, anxiety, fear, guilt, shame, and other severe forms of mental trauma.

 

Ways to Learn More:

  1. Read Through This Book List. …
  2. Watch Documentaries. …
  3. Join a Campus, Community or Professional Anti-Trafficking Organization. …
  4. Start a Library of Anti-Trafficking Resources. …
  5. Attend a Community Training. …
  6. Host a Screening, Book Club or Potluck. …
  7. Stay Informed and Publicly Support Policies

The elements of both definitions can be described using a three-element framework focused on the trafficker’s 1) acts; 2) means; and 3) purpose.