Tackling the global abuse

Tackling the global abuse

Tackling the global abuse

First published in Opinion

THEY are among the most complex and painstaking of investigations, across international boundaries and involving a number of agencies. Human trafficking is one of the curses of the modern age as it has been in different forms over centuries.

The term covers a multitude of sins but at its heart lie more easily understood words like slavery, servitude and sexual exploitation.

It happens everywhere and is a major contributor to organised crime. Operations such as yesterday’s show agencies in Dorset have rightly put this abusive and violent global trade at the top of their priorities.

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