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The BC Government is rolling out an action plan to combat human trafficking whcih includes training for health care workers to identify workers of human trafficking.
Justice Minister Shirley Bond says human traffickers use a variety of acts to abuse their victims.
"It can involve forcing someone to perform acts like exotic dancing, or prostitution -- forcing someone to work in illegal drug labs. Forcing someone to work on a constructino site, in a restaurant, in a factor or on a farm."
It's estimated that anywhere from 900,000 to 4,000,000 people world wide are trafficked each year and the overwhelming majority are trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation.