Peel Region becoming hotbed for human trafficking; police combat this modern form of slavery
Peel Region becoming hotbed for human trafficking; police combat this modern form of slavery
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Peel Region becoming hotbed for human trafficking; police combat this modern form of slavery


While Peel Region deals with a rise in human trafficking, it’s a crime that’s often misunderstood and ignored by the general public.

Victims of this form of modern slavery range from young girls drawn into the sex trade to male migrant workers exploited for their labour.

But many people are surprised to learn most are Canadians — and, shockingly, half of those exploited for the sex trade are Indigenous.



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