Spot the signs and change an individual’s future
Human trafficking is the movement or recruitment of people, through deception or coercion, for the purpose of exploitation. By spotting the signs you can help change the course of an individual’s future.
Individuals seeking better employment prospects are being manipulated into exploitative labour practices under false claims. Industries that commonly exploit for labour include agriculture, warehouse and distribution, manufacturing and food processing – sectors that require shift work and can hire through agencies that offer zero-hour contracts.
Someone may be being exploited for labour if they:
Remember: Spotting one of these signs may not mean that someone is being exploited or trafficked, but seeing one should be a reason to be suspicious. The more signs you see, the more likely that this person is being controlled, exploited and trafficked.
If you suspect that someone is being coerced and exploited, or you are yourself a victim of human trafficking, call your nearest local authorities.
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