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What is human trafficking?

Human trafficking = Modern day Slavery

The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.


Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs.


Art. 3a) Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

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External tools

Human Trafficking: Canada is Not Immune

The online training course  Human Trafficking: Canada is Not Immune, provides information on how to recognize, protect, and assist a person who may have been trafficked in Canada. It was created by the Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons of British Columbia.

Tools for effective action

Created by Le Y des femmes de Montréal, in order to sensitize young people to the reality of recruitment for sexual exploitation.

Le silence de Cendrillon

Le silence de Cendrillon is a cartoon about the reality of prostitution and recruitment by street gangs.  It can be used as an animation tool as well as for intervention purposes with teenage girls. The cartoon is only avalaible in french.


Operated by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, Cybertip.ca’s mandate is to protect children from online sexual exploitation by:

  • Receiving and processing tips from the public about potentially illegal material, as well as activities regarding the online sexual exploitation of children, and referring any relevant leads to the appropriate law enforcement agency and/or child welfare agency; and

  • Providing the public with information and other resources, as well as support and referral services, to help Canadians keep themselves and their families safe while using the Internet.

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LE SILENCE DE CENDRILLON, Prostitution juvénile par les gangs, Evelyne Fleury, Chantal Fredette, 2002, Le Centre Jeunesse de Montréal, En Ligne.