Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking is the movement of a person from one place to another for the purpose of exploitation.

The UN defined human trafficking in the ‘Palermo Protocol; as the ‘recruitment , transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons by means of threat, or use of force, coercion or deception to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation’ (UN, 2000,Art.3). According to the definition, trafficking includes sexual exploitation, forced and bonded labour, domestic servitude, any form of slavery and removal of organs. The definition of exploitation is not limited.