The United Nations defines human trafficking as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by improper means (such as force, abduction, fraud, or coercion) for an improper purpose including forced labor or sexual exploitation.
Human smuggling is the facilitation, transportation or illegal entry of a person(s) across an international border, in violation of one or more countries laws, either clandestinely or through deception. Often, human smuggling is conducted in order to obtain a financial or other material benefit for the smuggler.
MoviesMakingADifference a 501c3, addresses, raises awareness and then aids the survivors of such crimes.
Truck Stop Trafficking Tragedy
Truck stops are notoriously commonplace hubs for traffickers, as tragically became apparent this month in Texas.
For years now, our MMAD volunteers like Laura DeLisa have been posting in Truck Stops during their road trips, After learning through MoviesMakingADifference, they know what to look for and how to help victims.
Texas Deaths Are Grisly Reminder Of Human Smuggling Crisis
Written by Rick Jervis