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8/23/2014 -- International Business Times -- "Sex Trafficking: Why the Underground Slave Trade Continues to Exploit"

"Victims can be recruited by partners and family members, while other victims are promised a way out or better conditions by traffickers if they recruit other individuals, or strangers [sometimes via] agencies – for example, fake job agencies or fake ads on job sites. Physical violence or restraint isn't always necessary - there are also more subtle forms of coercion that keep victims in their situation, including threats to 'out' a woman to her family as having been in prostitution if she doesn't continue, controlling a victim's drug addiction, even threatening to withdraw affection or love can be a form of coercion." -Andrea Matolcsi, programme officer for trafficking for Equality Now [read more...]

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8/23/2014 -- International Business Times -- "Sex Trafficking: Why the Underground Slave Trade Continues to Exploit"

"Victims can be recruited by partners and family members, while other victims are promised a way out or better conditions by traffickers if they recruit other individuals, or strangers [sometimes via] agencies – for example, fake job agencies or fake ads on job sites. Physical violence or restraint isn't always necessary - there are also more subtle forms of coercion that keep victims in their situation, including threats to 'out' a woman to her family as having been in prostitution if she doesn't continue, controlling a victim's drug addiction, even threatening to withdraw affection or love can be a form of coercion." -Andrea Matolcsi, programme officer for trafficking for Equality Now [read more...]

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