|Summary||Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings for the purposes of reproductive slavery, commercial sexual exploitation, forced labor, or a modern-day form of slavery.|
|Details|| Trafficking is a lucrative industry. It has been identified as the fastest growing criminal industry in the world.
It is second only to drug trafficking as the most profitable illegal industry in the world. In 2004, the total annual revenue for trafficking in persons were estimated to be between USD$5 billion and $9 billion.
In 2005, Patrick Belser of ILO estimated a global annual profit of $31.6 billion. In 2008, the United Nations estimated nearly 2.5 million people from 127 different countries are being trafficked into 137 countries around the world.
|Criteria For Solutions||Stop the financial incentive for trading in human flesh, enforce the human right not to be trafficked, enslaved, kidnapped globally.|
|Related Solutions||Universal rights and responsibilities Unified Human Government Collaborative government|