Human Trafficking Annotated Bibliography Essay

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Human trafficking
An annotated bibliography
Web Links
Anti-Slavery International http://www.antislavery.org/ Anti-Slavery International's Trafficking Programme comprises three elements: campaigning to end human trafficking, lobbying for victim protection, and research on measures governments take to protect victims of trafficking, especially those who act as witnesses. The web site provides information about both current and historical slavery operations.
The UN Global Programme Against Trafficking in Human Beings <http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/human-trafficking/index.html>
The Global Programme against Trafficking in Human Beings (GPAT) assists Member States in their efforts to combat trafficking in human beings. It
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Books
Bowe, Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the Global Economy (New York: Random House, 2007).
In this eye-opening look at the contemporary American scourge of labor abuse and outright slavery, journalist and author Bowe visits locations in Florida, Oklahoma and the U.S.-owned Pacific island of Saipan, where slavery cases have been brought to light as recently as 2006. There, he talks to affected workers, providing many moving and appalling first-hand accounts. This book deserves the attention of anyone living, working and consuming in America.
Somaly Mam, The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine (New York: Random House, 2009).
Born in a village deep in the Cambodian forest, Somaly Mam was sold into sexual slavery by her grandfather when she was twelve years old. For the next decade she was shuttled through the brothels that make up the sprawling sex trade of Southeast Asia. She suffered unspeakable acts of brutality and witnessed horrors that would haunt her for the rest of her life – until, in her early twenties, she managed to escape. Unable to forget the girls she left behind, Mam became a tenacious and brave leader in the fight against human trafficking, rescuing sex workers – some as young as five and six – offering them

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