Trafficked Men as Unwilling Victims
Trafficking in human beings is most commonly associated with trafficking of women for sexual exploitation or of children for sexual exploitation, forced labour, or begging and delinquency. Most studies and projects focus primarily, if not exclusively, on trafficking in women and children. Far less common is a consideration of trafficking in males, particularly adult men, with studies on the subject and targeted anti-trafficking interventions having been few and far between. Nevertheless, there are signals in many countries and regions that male migrants are also exploited and violated in ways that constitute human trafficking. This reality raises serious questions about the reason for a focus on women (and children) as well as the implications for practitioners, policymakers and, most importantly, trafficked men. ...
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 01 April 2008
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