The action or practice of illegally transporting people from one country or area to another, typically for the purposes of forced labour or commercial sexual exploitation: she is a victim of human trafficking tough new laws to stop human trafficking
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- Seventy percent of the victims of human trafficking are women.
- The penalties for human trafficking pale in comparison to drug smuggling.
- He calls human trafficking the human rights issue of the new millennium.
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Syllabification: hu·man traf·fick·ing
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