The cost of human trafficking

The battle to end the exploitation of vulnerable people needs to address the potential role of banks to better understand the financial activity of criminals.

The cost of human trafficking

Human trafficking represents the recruitment, transport, receipt and harbouring of people for the purpose of exploiting their labour. 

Globally, it is estimated that there are today about 21 million men, women and children entrapped in this form of modern-day slavery, with about half in Asia alone, according to International Labour  Organisation. 

The United Nations has indicated that there are more slaves in the world today than at any other...

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