trafficked person

trafficked person2016-12-06T03:36:57+00:00

trafficked person


A World Health Organisation—WHO term of art for a victim of human trafficking, who is often subjected to physical violence, sexual abuse, psychological trauma, and severe food deprivation.

An estimated 2.5 million people are in situations of forced labour due to trafficking; statistics are unreliable

Reference UN Protocol to prevent, suppress,and punish trafficking in persons; BMJ 2009;339:642-3

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