Platform for Labour Action (PLA)

Ensuring democracy and social justice in the world of work.

Trafficking in persons is the illegal/unlawful movement of people from one place to another with the intention of exploitation.

For example

Village to town

Country to another country

  • Children
  • Women
  • Unemployed youth

Schemes used by traffickers

  • Tricks
  • Force
  • Lies-
  • Forging
  • Threatening
  • False promises to that person so that he/she accepts to be trafficked- such as good employment opportunities with better abroad
  • Taking advantages of the person’s situation- if one is poor
  • Use of a person's position/power over the person being illegally moved
  • Giving money to get the permission of the person having control over the person to be moved

Receiving money to give permission to illegally move a person.

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