Technology

Combating Human Trafficking with Mobile Phones

All over the world, thousands of women, men, and children become victims of human traffickers. Trafficking in persons is a growing criminal industry making more than $150 billion of dollars (US) in illegal profits by intimidating, using force, and robbing victims of their basic freedoms and coercing them into sexual work, forced labor, and other forms of servitude against their will. According ...

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Technology and Human Trafficking

Technology and Human Trafficking

The relation between human trafficking and technology in the contemporary world is a complex and an ambiguous issue. Recent advancements in technology such as mobile phones, the internet, social media networks and others have undoubtedly made our lives and communications easier and at the same time have become an important ally in the battle against organized crime. Though no one can doubt ...

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