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    Taken, The Horrors of Human Trafficking!

     
    For the People. law in plain language – a Fun Funky, Fresh, Internet Radio, Legal Talk/Community issues show, discussed Human Trafficking in an episode entitled “Taken” The Horrors of Human Trafficking.

    In this episode, Dr. Donna Sabella, PhD, CRNP, PMHNP-BC joined the For the People Fam in the studio to discuss the many different issues surrounding Human Trafficking. Dr. Sabella initmiated the three classifications of Human Trafficking: Forced, Fraud and Coerced, and we discussed the imbalance of power and control between trafficker and victim; which is comparable to the relationship between a victim of domestic violence and the batterer.

    We discussed the harsh realities of Human Trafficking, how close this monstrous deed is to home and we briefly hit on profiles of traffickers,. Contrary to what many people may think, some of our listeners included, Human Trafficking (HT) does not happen just overseas, HT occurs almost everywhere. Contrary to what many people may think, some of our listeners included, Human Trafficking (HT) does not happen just overseas, HT occurs almost everywhere.

    According to the Polaris Project, a trafficker is defined as someone who recruits, transports, harbors, obtains and exploits victims, often using force, threats, lies or other physical and psychological methods of control. The average age of a trafficking victim is 12 years old, and at any given moment there are an estimated 27 million victims of human trafficking. Despite the abhorrent nature of Human Trafficking, the demand for the services forced on the victims generates revenue for the traffickers at an annual rate that rivals the GNP of many medium sized economies! How then do we combat something so monstrous, yet financially lucrative? We begin by educating ourselves on the issue. Tune in to this podcast and let's start the process!

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