Latin American

  • Giselle Gaviria
  • Estefania MasiasEmail author


Latin America is a primary source region for people that are trafficked to the United States and Canada and to other areas of the world. These countries have limited opportunities for women within the workforce, and many times having the knowledge of their desperation for money and work, traffickers take advantage by making false promises that lure women into sex trafficking. Political turmoil, drug lords, and guerrilla movements have greatly impacted many areas of Latin America. This chapter discussed Peru and the unknown victims and survivors of the peace movement in Colombia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Walker and AssociatesFort LauderdaleUSA
  2. 2.College of Psychology, Nova Southeastern UniversityFort LauderdaleUSA

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