Human Trafficking : A Global Perspective
Crime, human trafficking is now the second largest form of transnational crime, just under the trafficking of drugs (Shelley, p. 7). Formally, human trafficking is defined as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, or receipt of humans through force, fraud, or coercion. People are commonly trafficked for the purpose of sex, labor, or even organs. And unlike drugs, humans are a commodity that can be sold and resold, which aids in their profitability.
In her book, Human Trafficking: A Global