These Photos Expose The Sad Truth Of World-Wide Human Trafficking

In order to expose and give people a chance to see what human trafficking is, Take Part has documented a number of photographs that depict the despicable trade. Human trafficking is very real, and very much alive in the world today. It consumes the lives of men and women, and ruins many lives.

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Sexual slavery, forced labor, and commercial sexual exploitation are just some of many dirty truths about human trafficking. These women have low socioeconomic statuses, which make them an easy target for forced servitude and sexual exploitation.

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This refugee young woman hides in her apartment after receiving threats of forced marriages. Forced marriages are a type of human trafficking, as they go against the will of whoever is given up for marriage.

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This photo was taken in Bucharest, Romania. A teenager named Iona once lived in this small home with her mother. Iona’s mother used to help her prepare to trade her body for sex, but one night, Iona never came home.

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Prostitution is legal in Bangladesh, but not for minors. In order to make underage girls passable, 90% of sex workers are forcefully fed steroids, which can have negative long-term side effects such as diabetes and high blood pressure.

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This picture was taken in Romania. This country is known for its hot spots for European transporters and sex-tourism destinations.

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Human traffickers prey on young and vulnerable women. THey promise a life of luxury and lure in women to the dangerous business. Due to the poverty that they live in, women fall for the traffickers lies.

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