Human Trafficking And Violates Human Rights

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Trafficking in Persons. Human trafficking is considered as modern-day slavery and violates various human rights where the government provides inadequate and inappropriate response to such issues (Anti-Slavery International, 2002, P.1). Human trafficking violates human rights of women and children but the most common one is sex trafficking (Sigma Huda, 2006, P.24). Sex trafficking is part of a patriarchal system making violence against women and girls extremely profitable, targeting women and girls experiencing poverty, discrimination and violence and eventually traumatized, impaired and impoverished them. It satisfies the perpetrators sexually and financially, thereby encouraging the demand and criminal activities that provide the supply…show more content…
A person leasing a room, building or establishment or allows it to be used to habour victims of trafficking shall constitute an offence. A person advertising, publishing, printing, broadcasting, distributing information which proposes to trafficking by any means including the use of internet or other technology shall commit an offence. Any internet providers operating in Mauritius failing to report to the police any site on it server containing information which proposes to trafficking shall commit an offence. A person who benefits from the services of a victim of trafficking or allows another person to benefit from a victim of trafficking shall commit an offence. Any person who commits the above offences shall, on conviction be liable to a penal servitude for a term not exceeding 15 years. Possession or concealment of document. Any person possessing, destroying, confiscating, concealing or tampering with any identification document, passport or travel document of a victim of trafficking without legitimate cause, shall commit an offence, and on conviction, be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years and to a fine not exceeding 100,000
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