Perpetuating the Problem of Poverty

How Saturating a City with Employment Agencies

Facilitates Social Degradation and Financial Hardship.


Thesaurus: Human Trafficking Terminology

Article 3, paragraph (a) of theProtocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons defines Trafficking in Persons as:

“The recruitment1 or receipt of persons, by means of use of force2, or other forms of coercion3, of deception4, of the abuse of power5, or of a position of vulnerability6, for the purpose of exploitation7. Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, forced labour8, or services9, or practices similar to slavery10, or servitude11." 

  1. 1.     Recruitment: 
    • to enroll somebody as a worker or member, or to take on people as workers or members;
  2. 2.     Force: 
    • somebody or something that has great power or influence, especially in a particular field;
  3. 3.     Coercion: 
    • the use of force or threats to make somebody do something against his or her will;
  4. 4.     Deception: 
    • the practice of deliberately making somebody believe things that are not true;
    • an act, trick, or device intended to deceive or mislead somebody.
  5. 5.     Abuse of Power; 


    • the physical, psychological, or sexual maltreatment of a person or animal;
    • the illegal, improper, or harmful use of something;
    • an illegal, improper, or harmful practice;
  • Power:

    • the ability, strength, and capacity to do something;
    • control and influence over other people and their actions;
    • a politically, financially, or socially powerful person (or entity);
  1. 6.     Vulnerability: 
    • open to physical or emotional harm;
    • easily persuadable or liable to give in to temptation;
    • unable to resist illness, debility, or failure;
  2. 7.     Exploitation: 
    • the practice of taking selfish or unfair advantage of a person or situation, usually for personal gain;
    • the use or development of something in order to gain a benefit.
  3. 8.     Forced Labour: 
    • not natural or spontaneous, but produced by an act of will;
    • not done voluntarily but out of necessity;
    • done because somebody who has power requires it;
  4. 9.     Services: 
    • work done by somebody for somebody else as a job, duty, punishment, or favor;
    • an action done to help somebody or as a favor to somebody;
    • the work that somebody can do or does by virtue of their job, profession, or training;
    • relating to jobs or businesses that provide services but do not manufacture goods;
  5. 10.  *Slave: 
    • somebody who is dominated by somebody or by something;
    • somebody who meekly accepts being ruled by somebody else;
    • somebody who works hard, in bad conditions, and for low pay;
  • Slavery: 
    • the practice of, or a system based on, using the enforced labor of other people;
    • the state or condition of being held in involuntary servitude as the property of somebody else;
    • very hard work, especially for low pay and under bad conditions;
    • a state of being completely dominated by another.
  • 11.  Servitude: 
    • the state of being a slave;
    • the state of being ruled or dominated by somebody or something;
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