2014 | Emerson Benko

Human trafficking is not a new practice, throughout much of human history there have been slaves for labor and sex slaves. Much of the world has abolished this practice and actively fights against it, but there are still many countries where this activity is still very common and a large part of the labor economy including many nations in Southeast Asia, primarily Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, and Indonesia. This problem has three main causes; their poor economy, the way that their economy is structured, and their corrupt politics.