International Sex Trafficking of Women and Children Understanding the Global Epidemic
by: Leonard Territo George Kirkham,
Softcover, 6x9, 536 pages
The most vunerable are being victimized.
Gain insight from top experts on the methods and practices of the criminals behind this "human tragedy of monumental proportions". Get current intelligence on trafficking tactics and trends in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa, plus get insider information directly from the traffickers.
Consider these jarring statistics: Worldwide, an estimated 2 million women are forcefuly trafficked for the purposes of sexual abuse each year. Up to 50,000 women and children are trafficked into to U.S. annually. As many as, 300,000 children are exploited annually by the sex industry within the U.S. alone According to a recent report issued by the United States Congress, sex trafficking of women and children has been identified as the 3rd largest source of illicit revenue for organized crime, topped only by drug running and firearms dealing.
"International Sex Trafficking of Women and Children - Understanding the Global Epidemic," is specifically designed for: Educators involved with increasing awareness and understanding of this crisis through academic courses. Law enforcement professionals, including trainers, administrators, investigators and both veteran and early career street officers who may encounter both trafficking criminals and victims. Government officials responsible for drafting and supporting legislation designed to combat this crime. Those compelled to take action to save and protect women and children worldwide from exploitation.
Sex trafficking of women and children has reached epidemic proportions. The problem is growing and action must be taken. This important book, filled with insights and infromation from more than 30 top experts on trafficking, gives you the information you need to comprehend the scope of the crisis, the education you need to understand the methods of operation used in its execution and the intelligence you need to recognize and combat it.
IMPORTANT FOR: Law Enforcement Criminal Justice Classes Women's Groups Travel Professionals Sociologists Social Workers
** Instructor's CD available, upon adoption for class use.