The protocol is one of three which supplement the CTOC. GIFT aims to create synergies among the anti-trafficking activities of UN agencies, international organizations and other stakeholders to develop the most efficient and cost-effective tools and good practices. Trafficking is illegal but problems still exist Purple: Trafficking is limitedly illegal and is practiced Red: Generally, the value of their work is greater than the original sum of money "borrowed". Additionally, an April report, Trafficking in Persons: Definition[ edit ] Although human trafficking can occur at local or domestic levels, it has international implications, as recognized by the United Nations in the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children also referred to as the Trafficking Protocol or the Palermo Protocol , an international agreement under the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime CTOC which entered into force on 25 December High number of persons Red: Sometimes the arrangement is structured as debt bondage , with the victim not being permitted or able to pay off the debt. Victims become "bonded" when their labor, the labor which they themselves hired and the tangible goods they have bought are demanded as a means of repayment for a loan or service whose terms and conditions have not been defined, or where the value of the victims' services is not applied toward the liquidation of the debt. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons to provide humanitarian , legal and financial aid to victims of human trafficking with the aim of increasing the number of those rescued and supported, and broadening the extent of assistance they receive. GIFT aims to mobilize state and non-state actors to eradicate human trafficking by reducing both the vulnerability of potential victims and the demand for exploitation in all its forms, ensuring adequate protection and support to those who fall victim, and supporting the efficient prosecution of the criminals involved, while respecting the fundamental human rights of all persons. Men are at risk of being trafficked for unskilled work, which globally generates 31 billion USD according to the International Labour Organization.