Sex Trafficking: A Gender Based Civil Rights Violation

$33.00 | CEU Hours:11.00 | Intermediate

 

CEU Course Description

The trafficking of persons has frequently been described as a “modern” or “Twenty-First Century” form of slavery.  This CEU course provides definitions of trafficking; discusses how and why trafficking victims are identified; investigates the relationship between organized crime and human trafficking; examines the legalization of prostitution and its impact on the demand for commercial sex which adults initiate with underage partners; looks into the amount and nature of law enforcement resources dedicated to sex trafficking and the need for additional investment; reviews federal efforts to eliminate sex trafficking; and provides recommendations to enhance human trafficking enforcement.

Article Author:  U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss the youth that are at particularly high risk for becoming victims of trafficking.

2.  Enumerate the requirements of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000.

3.  Investigate what epidemiologists have concluded the average age of death to be of persons used in commercial sex.

4.  Scrutinize what drives the violence that is behind the sex trafficking industry.

5.  Identify how sex trafficking victims are targeted.

6.  Describe what traffickers often offer in order to lure victims.

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