Speaking Up for Dignity

Human Trafficking Facts

Human Trafficking is

COMPELLED SERVICE / EXPLOITATION

achieved through force or fraud or coercion.

Contrary to popular beliefs, physical force is not the only means of keeping a person in bondage.  Chains can be psychological as well.

Force

OR

Fraud

Men often lure women into their trap with a false romance, enticing them to believe that they are in a loving relationship, often including talks of marriage. This, however, is a common scheme to gain control of a woman for the purpose of sexually exploiting her. Little does she know she is one of many. Women can lure men with false affectionate too, leading them down a trap until they find themselves being exploited and facing serious consequences if they try to leave.

OR

Coercion

Threats of serious harm can include threats against other people in the victim’s life, harm to the victim’s business or reputation, threats of serious consequences in the afterlife, threats built around a victim’s superstitions, threats of cursing a city, or any other kind of threat that creates fear that disobeying would result in serious consequences to the victim or others.

This quiz was created by Voices for Dignity.

SOURCE Material:

The Polaris Project

http://www.polarisproject.org/human-trafficking/overview/myths-and-misconceptions

 

 

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1 comment

  1. According to fraud and coercion list, most of the FLDS girls have been “trafficked” as well as thousands from, and within other polygamist sects. Young girls are primed, coerced, bribed and threatened… Most are taught that their only value was “to bear as many children as the Lord would give them, become their husbands’ property, to teach and do as he wished with them; and if they perform properly, he might grant them their salvation.

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