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Descriptor English: Human Trafficking
Descriptor Spanish: Trata de Personas
Descriptor tráfico de personas
Scope note: Reclutamiento, transporte, traslado, albergue o recepción de personas, por medio de amenaza o empleo de la fuerza u otras formas de coerción, de rapto o fraude, de engaño, del abuso de poder o de una posición de vulnerabilidad o de la entrega o recepción de pagos o beneficios para conseguir el consentimiento de una persona que tiene el control sobre otra persona, con el fin de explotación. (UN. Protocol to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in persons, especially women and children, supplementing the United Nations convention against transnational organized crime. General Assembly resolution 55/25. United Nations General Assembly, 2000)
Descriptor Portuguese: Tráfico de Pessoas
Descriptor French: Trafic d'êtres humains
Entry term(s): Human Traffickings
Sex Trafficking
Sex Traffickings
Trafficking, Human
Trafficking, Sex
Traffickings, Human
Tree number(s): I01.198.240.748.470
I01.880.735.384.399
SP9.020.800.020
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D064410
Scope note: Recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation. (UN. Protocol to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in persons, especially women and children, supplementing the United Nations convention against transnational organized crime. General Assembly resolution 55/25. United Nations General Assembly, 2000)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 2014
History Note: 2014
Related: Organ Trafficking MeSH
DeCS ID: 55426
Unique ID: D064410
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Date Established: 2014/01/01
Date of Entry: 2013/07/08
Revision Date: 2013/08/01
Human Trafficking - Preferred
Concept UI M0581606
Scope note Recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation. (UN. Protocol to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in persons, especially women and children, supplementing the United Nations convention against transnational organized crime. General Assembly resolution 55/25. United Nations General Assembly, 2000)
Preferred term Human Trafficking
Entry term(s) Human Traffickings
Trafficking, Human
Traffickings, Human
Sex Trafficking - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0578224
Scope note Traffic in women and children, in particular for the purpose of sexual exploitation.
Preferred term Sex Trafficking
Entry term(s) Sex Traffickings
Trafficking, Sex



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