Human Trafficking In Ecuador

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Organization of American States
Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking in the World

Background and Country Policy

Human trafficking is the illegal harbouring and trade of persons who are used for the purpose of exploitation to benefit the trafficker. Currently, developing areas such as Asia, Africa, Central and Eastern European Countries, Latin America, and the Caribbean are main origin regions. Destination areas include Asia, Western Africa, Western Europe, and North America. In addition, based on the studies executed by the International Labor Organization, there are 20.9 million men, women, and children being trafficked globally. Many forms of human trafficking are present in the world today such as, forced labor, sexual exploitation,
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