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Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking in the Bay Area-International Women's Day

International Women's Day
Human Trafficking in the Bay Area
Saturday, March 5, 2015
St. Jude's Episcopal Church
20920 McCllelan Rd., Cupertino CA

Speakers: Ruth Silver Taube and Perla Flores

Ruth Silver Taube has an employment and labor law practice with her husband in San Jose.  An adjunct professor,Ruth also does pro-bono work at the South Bay Labor Law Workers Ctr. at Santa Clara University. Ruth has won numerous awards for her community service mentoring law students and workers rights leadership.

Human Trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month in the USA
 
UN Office on Drugs & Crime focuses on human trafficking and migrant smuggling. View website at UNODC.org

Human trafficking is the acquisition of people by improper means such as force, fraud or deception, with the aim of exploiting them. Smuggling of migrants involves the procurement for financial or other material benefit of illegal entry of a person into a State of which that person is not a national or resident. Virtually every country in the world is affected by these crimes.
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