We are a grassroots organization dedicated to ending human trafficking in the rio de la plata join us in the fight against slavery today. In the last decade, thousands of people have received help from government programs in argentina to counter human trafficking but advocates say those programs fall short of meeting the needs of trafficked persons, many of them girls and young women forced into sex work. Iom and the ministry of social development of the province of buenos aires will draft a joint work plan to fight human trafficking after signing a cooperation agreement.
That compares argentina and brazil along a variety of indicators relevant to human trafficking although similar with respect to several characteristics analyzed in their. Argentina is a transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically forced prostitution and forced labormany victims from rural areas or northern provinces are forced into prostitution in urban centers or wealthy provinces in central and southern argentina. Human trafficking in argentina is the illegal trade in persons for purposes of reproductive slavery, sexual exploitation, forced labor, organ removal, or any form of modern slavery it is an international crime against humanity and a violates human rights.
Though argentina has been one of the few countries in the world in which the reality of human organ trafficking is yet in doubt, it is a prominent advocate of anti-human organ trafficking causes. Ms trimarco's campaign also helped bring about new laws against human trafficking in argentina in 2007, she set up a foundation, the fundacion maria de los angeles,. Human trafficking in argentina is the illegal trade in persons for purposes of reproductive slavery, sexual exploitation , forced labor , organ removal, or any form of modern slavery it is an international crime against humanity and a violates human rights.
During the last three years, there has been an average of two human trafficking convictions a month in argentina these cases shed light on the dynamics of the crime according to a report from the country’s special trafficking unit, created in 2008, 122 people have been convicted in the last. I will be using the following four class readings: 2 chasteen, c j (2011) africa slave trade 2 fast facts on immigration from the center for american progress. Encountering human trafficking in bolivia by cristina albertin, unodc representative in bolivia 9 june 2008 - when i first served the united nations in bolivia (from 1991 to 1994), trafficking in persons was not an issue. Organ harvesting has been tied to human trafficking and has become a booming business in the 21st century on a global scale it is a criminal offense to traffic body parts, or perform transplants from any source not legally affiliated with a hospital or other medical facility, but legality doesn’t deter either side of these transactions.
Human trafficking, analyzing one particular organization, the ratt argentina (national network against human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents 1 ) i analyze the structural and logistical characteristics of the ratt as a social actor. Argentina ranks as a tier 2 nation in human trafficking by the us state department, among a list of about 70 countries as varied as afghanistan in asia and chad in africa the tier rankings reflect “minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking,” the state department notes. In order to better comprehend the roadblocks to combating human trafficking in argentina, it is important to note that sex in exchange for money is legally protected, but working in an organized brothel remains a strictly illegal practice. Compared to some of its neighbors, argentina has been relatively unscathed by the effects of drug trafficking but a recent increase in drug-related problems, including a spike in the trafficking. While mexican drug gangs, particularly the zetas, are known to have expanded into human trafficking in mexico, there is little substantive evidence to back recent claims that they are becoming major players in argentina’s sex trade.
Human trafficking has three core components – the ‘act’, the ‘means’, and the ‘purpose’ the ‘act’ refers to the way in which the person is recruited or moved the ‘means’ is the coercion used to carry out the recruitment or movement, such as the threats or the force used, and includes deception. Argentina is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children trafficked for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation and forced labor. Human trafficking: a child soldier in sierra leone in just one of the forms of enforced slavery around the world identified by the state department.
Summary argentina is a party to the major international agreements on human trafficking and has enacted comprehensive legislation at the domestic level as well. Alika kinan is the first survivor of human trafficking in argentina to win an award for damages in a civil sex trafficking case in november 2016, she helped secure a criminal conviction of her traffickers and won the civil judgment and award this was the first time in the country’s history that a local government was ordered to pay a civil award to a victim of human trafficking. Argentina is also a transit point in trafficking routes to other countries in 2008, president cristina kirchner passed a law to prevent and criminalize human trafficking in argentina but the law.