Human Trafficking Report from UNODC

While the nearly 25,000 cases of human trafficking reported to the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is up from previous years, the increases may reflect either (1) more trafficking, (2) greater reporting; or a combination of both. But what is most disturbing, are two trends: the increasing number of girls forced into trafficking, most frequently sexual exploitation, and the growing use of trafficking as a tool of war. Read the full article here. 1/14/19