Bringing victims of human trafficking into the light

By:  Wallace D. Loh, Jay A. Perman

May 16, 2016, 9:45 AM

Human trafficking is a global and profitable business, trading in the exploitation of vulnerable populations. While the full scope of human trafficking is difficult to establish, experts put the number of victims at 27 million worldwide — children and adults coerced into commercial sex and forced into labor. They're sold for sex in motels and makeshift brothels, and forced to work in homes, factories and farms under inhumane conditions. They endure physical violence and psychological trauma...