Human trafficking is defined in the UK as -
"The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation. Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs"
Trafficking is often perceived as global issue that affects people outwith the UK, whilst this is true there is a huge amount of domestic trafficking which means that people are moved around within the UK for the purpose of exploitation
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