By Siddharth Kara
Every 12 months, millions of ladies and youngsters are kidnapped, deceived, seduced, or offered into compelled prostitution, coerced to provider countless numbers if no longer millions of fellows ahead of being discarded. those trafficked intercourse slaves shape the spine of 1 of the world's so much ecocnomic illicit organizations and generate large gains for his or her exploiters, for not like narcotics, which has to be grown, harvested, subtle, and packaged, intercourse slaves require no such "processing," and will be time and again "consumed."
Kara first encountered the horrors of slavery in a Bosnian refugee camp in 1995. to that end, within the first trip of its variety, he traveled throughout 4 continents to enquire those crimes and take inventory in their devastating human toll. Kara made a number of journeys to India, Nepal, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, the uk, Italy, the Netherlands, Denmark, Albania, Moldova, Mexico, and the U.S.. He witnessed firsthand the sale of humans into slavery, interviewed over 400 slaves, and faced a few of those that trafficked and exploited them.
In this ebook, Kara presents a riveting account of his trip into this unconscionable undefined, sharing the relocating tales of its sufferers and revealing the surprising stipulations in their exploitation. He attracts on his heritage in finance, economics, and legislation to supply the 1st ever enterprise research of latest slavery around the world, targeting its such a lot ecocnomic and barbaric shape: intercourse trafficking. Kara describes the neighborhood components and worldwide financial forces that gave upward thrust to this and different kinds of recent slavery over the last 20 years and quantifies, for the 1st time, the dimensions, development, and profitability of every undefined. eventually, he identifies the sectors of the intercourse trafficking that may be toughest hit via in particular designed interventions and recommends the explicit criminal, tactical, and coverage measures that might goal those weak sectors and support to abolish this type of slavery, as soon as and for all.
The writer will donate a part of the proceeds of this booklet to the anti-slavery association, unfastened the Slaves.