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[mass noun] The action or practice of illegally transporting people from one country or area to another, typically for the purposes of forced labour or commercial sexual exploitation:‘she is a victim of human trafficking’‘tough new laws to stop human trafficking’
- ‘Is the "mail-order bride" system really human trafficking?’
- ‘It's clear that human trafficking is a serious and growing problem.’
- ‘The penalties for human trafficking pale in comparison to drug smuggling.’
- ‘Unfortunately, when I first started interviewing some of these victims, I didn't know what human trafficking was.’
- ‘Seventy percent of the victims of human trafficking are women.’
- ‘Human trafficking is a multi-billion dollar business.’
- ‘He calls human trafficking the human rights issue of the new millennium.’
- ‘Is the problem of human trafficking a new one?’
- ‘There's a lot of narcotics smuggling that does go on here, as well as human trafficking.’
- ‘Worldwide, human trafficking's a huge problem.’
- ‘Each year, Washington places countries in one of three categories according to the level of commitment that they've shown to tackling human trafficking.’
- ‘These women are just too scared to say that they are victims of human trafficking.’
- ‘We brought one victim to the police and told them that she is a victim of human trafficking.’
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