Effects of sex trafficking

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Effects and Consequences of Trafficking in Women. The act of trafficking and the attendant human ights violations can have very serious consequences for the victim. Women who have been trafficked may suffer from serious health problems, including physical health, reproductive health and mental health problems. Service providers who work with victims should be aware of the severe and interrelated health consequences that result from trafficking. More general information about the healthcare needs of women victims of violence can be found in the Violence and Health section. Trafficking victims often suffer from serious physical abuse and physical exhaustion, as well as starvation.

Devastating consequences of sex trafficking on women’s health

The impact of human trafficking on people and countries - GSDRC

The impact of human trafficking on victims and survivors varies depending on the type of trafficking and the specific situation. But, research has identified a range of issues that victims and survivors may experience. Victims of trafficking are often exposed to harsh physical conditions, including excessive work or the use of force by their traffickers. They can also experience serious mental health risks, that result in anxiety, insecurity, fear, and trauma.

Sex Trafficking

Like intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking, human trafficking [i] has significant economic consequences for victims. While data on the prevalence of human trafficking in the United States are scarce, due to the covert nature of the crime, some research suggests that trafficking is widespread. In , the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline National Hotline received 26, reports of human trafficking in the United States, resulting in 7, cases referred to law enforcement—a Sex trafficking represented the majority Human trafficking generates large illegal profits which, combined with the perceived low risk of arrest and prosecution for traffickers, help to fuel trafficking Dank et al.
Sex trafficking is a type of human trafficking external icon and is a form of modern day slavery. It is a serious public health problem that negatively affects the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Human trafficking occurs when a trafficker exploits an individual with force, fraud, or coercion to make them perform commercial sex or work.