Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery

Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery Author Siddharth Kara
ISBN-10 0231139616
ISBN-13 9780231139618
Year 2010-07-09
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Columbia University Press
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Every year hundreds of thousands of women and children are abducted deceived seduced or sold into forced prostitution coerced to service hundreds if not thousands of men before being discarded These trafficked sex slaves form the backbone of one of the world s most profitable illicit enterprises and generate huge profits for their exploiters for unlike narcotics which must be grown harvested refined and packaged sex slaves require no such processing and can be repeatedly consumed Kara first encountered the horrors of slavery in a Bosnian refugee camp in 1995 Subsequently in the first journey of its kind he traveled across four continents to investigate these crimes and take stock of their devastating human toll Kara made several trips to India Nepal Burma Thailand Laos Vietnam the United Kingdom Italy the Netherlands Denmark Albania Moldova Mexico and the United States He witnessed firsthand the sale of human beings into slavery interviewed over four hundred slaves and confronted some of those who trafficked and exploited them In this book Kara provides a riveting account of his journey into this unconscionable industry sharing the moving stories of its victims and revealing the shocking conditions of their exploitation He draws on his background in finance economics and law to provide the first ever business analysis of contemporary slavery worldwide focusing on its most profitable and barbaric form sex trafficking Kara describes the local factors and global economic forces that gave rise to this and other forms of modern slavery over the past two decades and quantifies for the first time the size growth and profitability of each industry Finally he identifies the sectors of the sex trafficking industry that would be hardest hit by specifically designed interventions and recommends the specific legal tactical and policy measures that would target these vulnerable sectors and help to abolish this form of slavery once and for all The author will donate a portion of the proceeds of this book to the anti slavery organization Free the Slaves

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Sex Trafficking

Sex Trafficking Author Siddharth Kara
ISBN-10 9780231542630
Release 2016-09-06
Pages 320

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ISBN-10 9780231139618
Release 2010-03
Pages 298

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ISBN-10 0231139608
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Release 2014-05-06
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ISBN-10 0231158467
Release 2017
Pages 352