Invisible Chains [NOOK Book]

Overview

Just outside Toronto, a 14-year-old Canadian girl was auctioned on the internet for men to purchase by the hour. A young woman was taken by slave traders from an African war zone to Edmonton to earn greater profits by exploiting her in prostitution. A gang called Wolfpack recruited teenagers in Quebec and sold them for sex to high-profile men in the community. The global problem of human trafficking is only beginning to be recognized in Canada, even though it has been hidden in plain sight. In Invisible Chains, ...
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Invisible Chains

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Overview

Just outside Toronto, a 14-year-old Canadian girl was auctioned on the internet for men to purchase by the hour. A young woman was taken by slave traders from an African war zone to Edmonton to earn greater profits by exploiting her in prostitution. A gang called Wolfpack recruited teenagers in Quebec and sold them for sex to high-profile men in the community. The global problem of human trafficking is only beginning to be recognized in Canada, even though it has been hidden in plain sight. In Invisible Chains, award-winning law professor and policy expert Benjamin Perrin exposes cases of human trafficking, recording in-depth interviews with people on the front lines—police officers, social workers, and the victims themselves—and bringing to light government records released under access-to-information laws.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780143178972
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 10/5/2010
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 771,974
  • File size: 393 KB

Meet the Author


BENJAMIN PERRIN is an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law and a leading expert on human trafficking. As senior policy adviser to the minister of citizenship and immigration, and a witness before several parliamentary committees, he has advised the federal government on this issue. He has also worked overseas with victims and assisted in the prosecution of child sex offenders as executive director of The Future Group, a non-governmental organization that he founded in 2000 to combat human trafficking.
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