Today, with the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation upon us, Americans are renewing their commitment to the eradication of human trafficking. Modern slavery, or human trafficking as it is often called, occurs in a wide range of situations. But commonly it takes one of three forms: forced commercial sexual exploitation, illegal organ transplantation, and illegal labor exploitation.

The scale and scope of modern slavery are alarming. Although no definitive estimates...

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