WHAT IS TRAFFICKING IN PEOPLE?.
“The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.”
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. April 2006.
‘Happy are those who have the God of Israel as their helper, whose hope is in the LORD their God.
He is the one who made heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them.
He is the one who keeps every promise forever.’
(Psalm 146:5,6, NLT)
Lydia, aged 41, was lured by traffickers from her home in Sri Lanka, to work as domestic slave in Saudi Arabia.
Children are being trafficked on mass from Malawi to Zambia to work as domestic slaves.
Globally the Salvation Army is very involved in helping to stop this trade