The measures against trafficking of women focus on harsher criminal legislation and punishments, and improving international police cooperation.
There are vast media campaigns which are designed to be informative to the public, as well as policy makers and potential victims.
The selling of young women into sexual slavery has become one of the fastest-growing criminal enterprises in the global economy.
The United Nations reports that 4 million people a year are traded against their will to work in one or another form of servitude.
Authorities were tipped off about the sex ring at about 1 p.m.
This tool has enhanced 4,000 law enforcement officials in 900 agencies.
The Global Slavery Index, the International Labour Organization and other researchers find that bonded labor is the largest form of enslavement practiced worldwide.
Of the 21 million, the 27 million or the 30 million enslaved today (depending on whose research you use), most victims aren't facing exploitation in the commercial sex industry.
These stories sell news and capture readers' and viewers' attention - which is good in moving the awareness needle. It means additional resources - time, people and money - into those organizations. It means that modern day slavery or human trafficking is becoming synonymous with sex trafficking.
Interest in sex trafficking organizations in India, in Thailand and in the U. It means that those concerned with labor trafficking face greater deficits in funding, in interest and in support from the general public.