The challenges of countering human trafficking in the digital era

18 October 2020
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Modern communication technologies – namely the internet,
social media and mobile applications – have significantly impacted
the way in which organised crime groups involved in international
trafficking in human beings (THB) operate. Technology has
broadened criminals’ ability to traffic human beings for different
types of exploitation (including sexual and labour exploitation, the
removal of organs, illegal adoption of children and forced
marriages).