As China rises to become a superpower and is placed in the national spotlight as the host for the upcoming 2008 Beijing Olympics, China is struggling to represent its ability to be powerful and stable within its own borders resulting from a staggering human rights record. Among the policies contributing to human rights violation, population controls are in place that create barriers to residence and immigration, which means that desperate individuals cannot legally move to other countries. As well, Chinese citizens are vulnerable to the practices of traffickers who move individuals illegally around the world.
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"Human Trafficking in the People’s Republic of China,"
Human Rights & Human Welfare: Vol. 9:
1, Article 26.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/hrhw/vol9/iss1/26