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date: 21 October 2019

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This essay discusses several topics related to human smuggling and human trafficking with a special focus on exploitation in the sex industry. Human smuggling and human trafficking are frequently confused. Human smuggling primarily relates to illegal immigration and the violation of immigration laws, whereas human trafficking primarily relates to exploitation. The essay successively elaborates upon human smuggling, human trafficking for sexual exploitation, policy measures and interventions, and pitfalls and progress in research.

Keywords: human trafficking, human smuggling, prostitution, victims, policy

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