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Opportunity or Indenture: Human Trafficking in Australia

Human Trafficking in AustHuman trafficking is a complex crime that transcends national  boundaries and impacts on many different countries, including Australia. The purpose of trafficking is sexual or  labour based exploitation where the victim is usually deceived about the type and conditions of work they are being recruited for. Australia’s effort to tackle this crime has come from both the government and the community, however combating this phenomenon is no easy task – especially since there is widespread disagreement as to the types of conduct that amount to trafficking. This issue must be considered in relation to Visa 457 and its facilitation of labour exploitation that in some circumstances can amount to human trafficking. 

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June 20, 2007 at 2:39 am Leave a comment