The challenge is no small order. Greed is the engine driving this slave trade, with the annual earnings from trafficking reaching up to between $5 billion and $7 billion. Often the very officials paid to protect women and children are the wealthy beneficiaries of the trade. Organised crime is now also a major player in the field as the profits from human trafficking rival those of drug smuggling and gun running.
2. Humanity is trying to engrave slavery as history, but instead, we have entered a new century with the globalization of modern-day We must end this shame for humankind without delaying a single day.