Community of Latin American and Carribean States


Kristina Lau
Hong Kong

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As early as 1928, the League of Nations recognized the trafficking of women, children for purposes of sexual exploitation as a significant issue in Latin America (Harris, 1928). Flash forward to modern day, the exploitation of human beings prospered in Latin America and the Caribbean in various forms: sexual exploitation, forced labor and organ selling (UNODC, 2014). Among Southern American countries, Argentina, Brazil and Chile currently attract the most significant number of regional migration, and consequently, trafficked perso...