By Siddharth Kara
Every yr, thousands of ladies and youngsters are kidnapped, deceived, seduced, or bought into compelled prostitution, coerced to provider thousands if no longer millions of guys ahead of being discarded. those trafficked intercourse slaves shape the spine of 1 of the world's so much ecocnomic illicit businesses and generate large earnings for his or her exploiters, for not like narcotics, which needs to be grown, harvested, subtle, and packaged, intercourse slaves require no such "processing," and will be many times "consumed."
Kara first encountered the horrors of slavery in a Bosnian refugee camp in 1995. for that reason, 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 USA. 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 publication, Kara presents a riveting account of his trip into this unconscionable undefined, sharing the relocating tales of its sufferers and revealing the stunning stipulations in their exploitation. He attracts on his heritage in finance, economics, and legislations to supply the 1st ever enterprise research of latest slavery all over the world, targeting its such a lot ecocnomic and barbaric shape: intercourse trafficking. Kara describes the neighborhood components and international fiscal forces that gave upward push to this and different kinds of contemporary slavery during the last twenty years and quantifies, for the 1st time, the dimensions, development, and profitability of every undefined. ultimately, he identifies the sectors of the intercourse trafficking that might be toughest hit through particularly designed interventions and recommends the explicit felony, tactical, and coverage measures that may aim those weak sectors and aid to abolish this kind of slavery, as soon as and for all.
The writer will donate a section of the proceeds of this publication to the anti-slavery association, unfastened the Slaves.