By Siddharth Kara
Every 12 months, millions of ladies and youngsters are kidnapped, deceived, seduced, or offered into pressured prostitution, coerced to provider 1000s if now not hundreds of thousands of guys prior to being discarded. those trafficked intercourse slaves shape the spine of 1 of the world's such a lot ecocnomic illicit firms and generate large gains 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. accordingly, 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 numerous 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 people 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 historical past in finance, economics, and legislation to supply the 1st ever company research of up to date slavery world wide, concentrating on its so much ecocnomic and barbaric shape: intercourse trafficking. Kara describes the neighborhood elements and worldwide financial forces that gave upward thrust 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. eventually, he identifies the sectors of the intercourse trafficking that may be toughest hit by means of in particular designed interventions and recommends the explicit felony, tactical, and coverage measures that may aim those susceptible sectors and aid to abolish this type 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, loose the Slaves.