Causes of Human Trafficking in Zambia: A case study at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport
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This study focuses on human trafficking, a phenomenon in Peace, Leadership and Conflict Resolution Studies which is a great source of worry for many countries in the world today. The causes of human trafficking in Zambia were investigated into. The study looked at how aware the traveling public was and the extent of the problem. Further the study looked at the proposed interventions for Human trafficking is the trade of humans, most commonly for the purpose of sexual slavery, forced labor, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others. This may encompass providing a spouse in the context of forced marriage or the extraction of organs or tissues, including for surrogacy and ova removal (UN, 2009). Human trafficking can occur within a country or trans-nationally. Human trafficking is a crime against the person because of the violation of the victim's rights of movement through coercion and because of their commercial exploitation. Human trafficking is especially the trafficking of women and girls for sexual exploitation that has raised the most attention around the world and that is commonly associated with the phenomenon of human trafficking even though men, women, and children of all ages are believed to be victims of human trafficking for various purposes. The research method was a descriptive survey. The study used a semi-structured interviews on exiting passengers at the airport and interviews with officers from immigration at the airport. The findings indicated that Human trafficking was not so prevalent in Zambia as most of the interviewed passenger had never came across of victim of trafficking's family. They had an idea what human trafficking was about and were able to suggest interventions.