Modern-Day Slavery: An Overview of International, Federal, and State Policy Regarding Human Trafficking

Abstract

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people in the world are exploited through human trafficking. The victims of this modern-day slave trade may be forced to work in the commercial sex industry or in domestic ormanual labor settings. International institutions have denounced human trafficking, and many non-governmental organizations now exist to provide aid and services for victims; however, more federal and state action is also needed in order to recognize and stop human trafficking. Is the United States doing enough today to combat human trafficking, two hundred years after the slave trade was officially ended? What role can states play in helping to recognize the victims and perpetrators of this crime?
Published
2017-02-24
How to Cite
. Modern-Day Slavery: An Overview of International, Federal, and State Policy Regarding Human Trafficking. Hinckley Journal of Politics, [S.l.], v. 9, feb. 2017. ISSN 2163-0798. Available at: <http://epubs.utah.edu/index.php/HJP/article/view/3787>. Date accessed: 22 may 2019.
Section
Student Papers