High School General Assembly 4


Min Jin Kim
Korea, Republic of

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Committee: General Assembly 4 Agenda: Improving the coordination of efforts against trafficking in persons Delegation: Ireland

A modern form of slavery still lingers on in the world of today, in a very similar form. 45.8 million people are the enslaved victims worldwide and nearly 1 out of 3 detected victims of slavery is a child. Among them, over half of them are women and girls, who are coerced into illegal prostitution. Trafficked victims, just as slaves in the past, are possessed or controlled by another person, being deprived of their righteous, individual liberty and universal human rights. They become destined to be exploited for another’s profit, generating approximately $150 billion from their illegal labor. According to “Trafficking to Persons Report (2008)”, Ireland has been sadly concluded as ...