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December 2015 - A group of students in Global Studies 300 at California State University San Marcos created this video to raise awareness about human trafficking.  Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to control victims.  Human trafficking can take many forms, including sex trafficking, migrant work, domestic work, debt bondage, and child soldiers.  Every year, human traffickers generate billions of dollars in profits.  Traffickers are estimated to exploit 20.9 million victims, with an estimated 1.5 million victims in North America. Although awareness is growing, human trafficking continues to go underreported due to its covert nature, misconceptions about its definition, and a lack of awareness about its indicators.  Social media is one avenue through which victims are sought and entrapped.  As such, we ask that you post this video to your social media accounts and encourage others to watch it and be aware of the signs of human trafficking