A Podcast Exploring Human Trafficking, Forced Labor, and All Things Related

Drugs and Human Trafficking

The drug trade snares people into human trafficking through drug smuggling, forced addiction, and luring people who are addicted. Seth Daire and JJ Janflone give an overview of drug trafficking into the United States and then talk about how drugs overlap with human trafficking. Sources: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-40480405 https://worldview.stratfor.com/article/mexicos-cartels-will-continue-splinter-2017 http://www.businessinsider.com/dea-maps-of-mexican-cartels-in-the-us-2016-12 https://www.dea.gov/resource-center/2016%20NDTA%20Summary.pdf https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/assets/documents/2017-Jun/CBP-Snapshot-06012017.pdf

Bar Women and Bar Men

Women known as ‘bar girls’ or ‘taxi girls’ entertain men in countries around the world, though most famously in Southeast and East Asia. These bar women, and sometimes bar men, may also be pressured to provide sexual services. In some cases, these people are in trafficking situations. Hosts Seth Daire