from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of traffic.
- n. The exploitative movement of people across borders
- n. The distribution of illegal drugs
- n. the smuggling of illegal arms
- n. The movement of an enzyme (or other protein) through tissue
Sorry, no etymologies found.
LAURA: Originally the term trafficking referred to certain kinds of illegal moving of people across borders, but that has changed.
I guess it depends on who the survivor of torture in trafficking is … … … gagged, on January 18th, 2009 at 2: 11 pm Said:
Even the word 'trafficking' speaks more to the trade than the experience of the people trapped within it.
You seem equivocal on human trafficking, and I must say that, philosophical points aside, any line of reasoning that comes to an equivocal position on human trafficking is wrong.
Here along America's Southwest border, we know gun trafficking is an international problem.
Having some level of red-tape that ensures that adoptions are done properly and child trafficking is not taking place is not in opposition the faith.
Drug smuggling and human trafficking is a whole different issue than immigrants who come here to work and provide a better life for their families.
The nitwit right, as exemplified by this clown, were once again trafficking in conspiracy theories.
Domestic minor sex trafficking is equal to basic economics: demand fuels supply.
There is no doubt that, when force or deception is involved in the recruitment or transportation of laborers the definition of trafficking in U.S. law, trafficking is an evil that deserves robust countermeasures.