Human Sexual Trafficking in Canada. The Salvation Army's Response. Outline of Presentation. The Reality Why The Existence of Human Trafficking The Big Picture – Sex Trafficking and its connection to Prostitution = the Commercial Sex Trade Those Involved (Buyers & those being sold)
The Salvation Army's Response
In addition, Canadian girls are coerced/kidnapped, fraudulently entering into the United States, and forced into the Sex Trade.
Criminal Organizations operating in Canada can move 30 to 40 people in a month’s time into the United States.
Trafficking in Persons became an offense in Canada in June of 2002.…Cont’d
There are also many Canadian women and girls being trafficked within Canada.
Aboriginal women and girls are being trafficked at horrifying, and disproportionate rates.
A victim of trafficking may look like many of the people you help every day. You can help trafficking victims get the assistance they need by looking beneath the surface for the following clues. Many of the indicators for trafficked persons are similar to those identifying women who are being abused by their partners.
If you suspect that someone may have been trafficked, in a respectful, non-suspicious way, try to speak with the person privately and confidentially. The person they came with could be a trafficker posing as a spouse, family member or interpreter.
Is anyone forcing you to do anything that you do not want to do?
Have you ever been deprived of food, water, sleep or medical care?
This case study is similar to a case that took place here in Canada. Names and identifying characteristics are fictional.
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