In a nutshell, human trafficking is the buying and selling of women, men and children for profit.
The United Nations defines human trafficking as:
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.
Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs.
At Justice and Care we help rescue victims of slavery and human trafficking. We empower them to rebuild their lives. We work with the police to pursue and dismantle criminal networks and bring perpetrators to justice. We secure communities at risk from traffickers and spark systemic change. Learn more about our work.
We all have a part to play in the fight against modern slavery and human trafficking. Victims are often hidden in plain sight but with your help we can see victims identified and rescued, breaking the grip of this crime. Learn to spot the signs of slavery.