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Human Trafficking

  • By: Alese C. Wooditch
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Nearly 700,000 people a year are transported globally across national boundaries by force or deception for the purpose of labor or sexual exploitation. Of these victims, an estimated 18,000 to 20,000 are trafficked into the United States, which is the second ...

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