a crime against human rights that occurs when someone prohibits or denies the individual choices, freedoms, and dignity of another for personal gain.
when someone forces, manipulates, or coerces an individual to work or provide a service against their will and/or without pay, under threat of punishment.
any sex act on account of which anything of value is given to or received by any person.
includes physical restraint, physical harm, sexual assault, beatings, monitoring and confinement.
includes false promises about employment, wages, working conditions, love, marriage, or a better life. Unexpected changes in work conditions, compensation, debt agreements, or the nature of a relationship.
includes psychological manipulation and fear-inducing threats such as shaming, confiscating identification or other documents, causing serious harm to the individual or their family members, or threatening to report to authorities in order to prevent someone from leaving.