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The Cooper Center, ?South Texas College

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3200 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, TX 78501 United States

April 2019

The Nexus of Exploitation: The Global Economy, Human Trafficking and the Marginalized

April 1 @ 8:00 am - April 2 @ 5:00 pm
The Cooper Center, ?South Texas College, 3200 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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This year’s symposium will explore the nexus between the global economy and human trafficking. Governments are complicit in perpetuating trafficking through legal, political, economic, and social systems, that create situations which enable work conditions similar to slavery and trafficking. Global supply chains favor corporations, and businesses regulate the economy in their own interests. In their efforts to drive down costs, corporations subcontract and outsource production to manufacturers in the developing nations. Neoliberal policies exacerbate vulnerability to trafficking as they displace…

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