Definition of human trafficking in English:

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human trafficking

noun

[mass noun]
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
More example sentences
  • 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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