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human trafficking

Meaning: the slave trade

For example:

  • Human trafficking is a criminal activity that generates over 40 billion dollars in profits annually.

  • This report says our country's police and soldiers are running human trafficking businesses!

Note: From Wikipedia: "Human trafficking is the trade of humans, most commonly for the purpose of sexual slavery, forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others."

Quick Quiz:

If you're a victim of "human trafficking", you'll be

a. forced to join a criminal gang

b. bought and sold by criminals

c. treated like a human being

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Contributor: Matt Errey