The latest Global Report On Trafficking In Persons, released on Tuesday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at UN headquarters in New York, shows a record-high number of cases detected during 2016, but also the largest recorded conviction rate of traffickers.
Despite improvements in data collection, impunity prevails
Women and girls remain a major target
Sexual exploitation, the top form of trafficking
Armed conflict and displacement, a key driver of human trafficking
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