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Human Trafficking as a Conflict Financing Measure

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The definition of “human trafficking” as contained in The Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children. Article 3 of the 2000 UN Protocol on Human Trafficking states that Trafficking in persons shall mean:
  1. (a)

    The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring 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 a position of vulnerability, or 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...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Trilateral ResearchLondonUK

Section editors and affiliations

  • Sonja Rewhorn
    • 1
  1. 1.Open UniversityChesterUK