human trafficking

(a) "Trafficking in persons" shall mean the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring 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 labor or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs. (b) The consent of a victim of trafficking in persons to the intended exploitation set forth in subparagraph (a) of this article shall be irrelevant where any of the means set forth in subparagraph (a) have been used. (c) The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of a child for the purpose of exploitation shall be considered "trafficking in persons" even if this does not involve any of the means set forth in subparagraph (a) of this article. (d) "Child" shall mean any person under eighteen years of age.

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We've gathered some of the top experts in the field to discuss this topic. With years of experience between them, they're well-equipped to offer invaluable insights and perspectives.

Felia Allum

Felia Allum

Polis, University of Bath

Kevin Hyland

Kevin Hyland

Independent Advisor

Ekaterina Porras Sivolobova

Ekaterina Porras Sivolobova

Founder & Director, Do Bold

Gopala Sasie Rekha

Gopala Sasie Rekha

Lecturer in Criminology, University of Winchester

Professor Anna Sergi

Professor Anna Sergi

University of Essex

Kimberley L. Thachuk

Kimberley L. Thachuk

Faith Tunde-Yara

Faith Tunde-Yara

Doctoral Researcher, Department of Public Law, University of Cape Town

Daan van Uhm

Daan van Uhm

Utrecht University

Diep Vuong

Diep Vuong

President & Co-Founder, Pacific Links Foundation

Yuliya Zabyelina

Yuliya Zabyelina

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

John Vu

John Vu

Business Operations Manager, Matera Alliance Inc.

Abdelkader Abderrahmane

Abdelkader Abderrahmane

Institute for Security Studies

Michelle Abel

Michelle Abel

Bridge2Future

Anesa Agovic

Anesa Agovic

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Kristina Amerhauser

Kristina Amerhauser

GI-TOC

Sara Amerio

Sara Amerio

Georgios Antonopoulos

Georgios Antonopoulos

Northumbria University

Gustavo Mauricio Bastien-Olvera

Gustavo Mauricio Bastien-Olvera

Luzia Costa Becker

Luzia Costa Becker

Interagency Institute

Eleanor Beevor

Eleanor Beevor

Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime

Brandon Behlendorf

Brandon Behlendorf

Tihomir Bezlov

Tihomir Bezlov

Centre for the Study of Democracy

Lucia Bird

Lucia Bird

Director, Observatory of Illicit Economies in West Africa, The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Reg Brennenraedts

Reg Brennenraedts

Dialogic, Dialogic

Phil Brewer

Phil Brewer

Specialist Advisor on Human Trafficking, Human Trafficking Foundation

Talks

The truth about modern slavery

01 December 2021, 01:00 PM
Cameron Thibos Emily Kenway David Gadd Rose Broad Ella Cockbain

The private sector and organized crime

01 December 2021, 04:00 PM
Thi Hoang Caterina Paternoster Yuliya Zabyelina Marco Dugato Kimberley L. Thachuk Daan van Uhm

Assistance to victims of trafficking in persons

01 December 2021, 08:30 PM
Mayra Hernandez-Figueroa Livia Wagner Raquel Caspi Gustavo Mauricio Bastien-Olvera

Criminalisation of victims of human trafficking – An overview of domestic and international legal frameworks post UK Modern Slavery Act 2015

01 December 2021, 08:30 PM
Phil Brewer Philippa Southwell Lucia Bird

Preventing forced labor in supply chains during COVID-19

01 December 2021, 11:30 PM
Christina Bui Diep Vuong John Vu Kevin Hyland

Organized crime: Human trafficking, contraband and repression

02 December 2021, 02:30 AM
Mathew Charles Taciana Santos de Souza Leo Lin Maria Zuppello

Human trafficking in Europe

02 December 2021, 07:00 AM
Silvia Rodriguez-Lopez Ruggero Scaturro Giada Volpato Sara Mariella Lambertini

Trading life: Organ trafficking, illicit networks, and exploitation

02 December 2021, 11:30 AM
Mary Young Guadalupe Correa Cabrera Seán Columb

Organized crime in Africa

02 December 2021, 11:30 AM
King Carl Tornam Duho, ACMA CGMA CA Erzuah Nvidah Abdelkader Abderrahmane Derica Lambrechts Mohamed Daghar Stephen Musau

Organized crime in the UK

13 October 2022, 04:00 PM
Francisco Garcia Ella Cockbain Stan Gilmour Felia Allum

The intersection between illicit economies and instability in West Africa

13 October 2022, 05:30 PM
Kingsley Madueke Lyes Tagziria Mouhamadou Kane Eleanor Beevor Freedom Onuoha

Criminal dynamics and exploitation of communities in Chiapas and Chihuahua, Mexico

13 October 2022, 08:30 PM
Diana Siller Livia Wagner María Landa

Women unsilenced our refusal to let torturer-traffickers win

13 October 2022, 11:30 PM
John Winterdyk Linda MacDonald Jeanne Sarson

Human smuggling and trafficking

13 October 2022, 11:30 PM
Bret Windhauser Brian Nussbaum Brenda Oude Breuil Victoria Wozniak-Cole Brandon Behlendorf Amy Plummer

Modern slavery stories from the frontline: What you need to know

14 October 2022, 01:00 AM
Matt Friedman Sylvia Yu Friedman

Pervasive casino scams using slave labor in Southeast Asia

14 October 2022, 02:30 AM
Khải Đơn Diep Vuong Loan Luong Thư Bùi

Human trafficking and organized crime

14 October 2022, 02:30 AM
Faith Tunde-Yara Guadalupe Correa Cabrera Gopala Sasie Rekha Ekaterina Porras Sivolobova Leo Lin Jacques Marcoux

Child sexual exploitation and abuse in South East Asia

14 October 2022, 07:00 AM
Prem Mahadevan Virginia Comolli Malina Enlund Kristina Amerhauser Peabprom Mekhiyanont

Human traffickers: Organized criminals or neighbours, boyfriends, and aunties?

14 October 2022, 07:00 AM
Nerida Chazal Marika McAdam Borislav Gerasimov Caitlin Wyndham

Cybercrime

14 October 2022, 08:30 AM
Anne van Uden Veronika Nagy Rukshana Siddiqua Reg Brennenraedts

Modern slavery and human trafficking: The victim journey

14 October 2022, 10:00 AM
Sasha Jesperson Carole Murphy Runa Lazzarino Phil Brewer Ruth Van Dyke

Children at stake – Online Child Sexual Exploitation (OCSE) - A global perspective of how vulnerable children are victimized online

18 October 2023, 04:00 PM
Zoe Colpaert Livia Wagner Ana Lucila Sandoval Orozco Edgar Federzoni Madalina Rogoz

Human rights and organized crime: At-risk youth

18 October 2023, 07:00 PM
Ana Paula Oliveira Luisa Fernandes Riascos Gamboa Jacques Muhindo Siria Gastelum Stephen Okwany

The Mediterranean: Borders, Migration, Security & Crime

18 October 2023, 07:00 PM
Dr Giulia Fabini Anna Sergi Sara Amerio Francesca Costi Fabio Papetti

Demystifying Modern Slavery + Contesting County Lines: Case Studies in Drug Crime and Deviant Entrepreneurship

18 October 2023, 08:30 PM
Ella Cockbain Ross Deuchar James Densley Robert McLean David Gadd Rose Broad