The Frostburg State University Chapters of The Feminist Majority League Association and Amnesty International present “Trafficking of Women After the Tsunami” at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, April 19, in the Lane University Center, room 202.
An interactive event will be presented describing the trafficking patterns in Asia, as well as telling the stories of the women who have been affected. Amnesty member Juan Perez will be the speaker for the evening.
Trafficking is defined as the transportation of persons by means of threats or the use of force for the purpose of exploitation. Exploitation includes prostitution of others, forced labor or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs. In particular, sex trafficking has become one of the most common types of trafficking in Indonesia and the areas surrounding, following the devastation of the recent tsunami. People are in need of money and have resorted to selling women and children into sexual slavery.
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