Some people are trafficked through

  • Not being able to find work in their own country and responding to a nonspecific overseas job posting
  • Signing up for a vacation
  • Agreeing to be an “au pair” (nanny) in another country
  • Being threatened with harm to their family
  • Being snatched on the street
  • Being sold by their families
  • Having their passports and identity papers stolen
  • Not knowing the language in their new country they were shipped to
  • Being told they are responsible to pay back a crippling debt to the traffickers
  • Being betrayed by a “family friend”