Vera Vieira

Vera Vieira is the executive director of Brazilian Peace Women Association (Associação Mulheres pela Paz), in São Paulo, Brazil. She is a journalist with doctorate in Communication and Feminism at University of São Paulo.

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Trafficking in Women: female objectification

Posted Fri 30 Sep 2016 - 10:34 | 5,529 views
A conservative estimate is that 42 million people are prostituted worldwide, of which 90% are exploited by pimps, and every year 2 million people are added to this number. Latin America has 10% of trafficking in persons for sexual activities - nearly half of the victims are children and youth under 18 years. Human trafficking is considered the third most profitable form of crime in the world,...