It’s estimated that more than 21 million people around the world are victims of human trafficking. It goes on in every country, including the UK, and includes forced labour, sexual exploitation and organ harvesting.
The United Nations’ World Day against Human Trafficking aims to raise awareness of the issue, which affects children and young people as well as adults.
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If you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking, tell the police by calling 101, or in an emergency, 999. You can also contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or the Home Office helpline on 0800 0121700.
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