Dr. P. M. Nair, a career police officer who has contributed immensely to tackling human trafficking at the national and international levels, makes a comprehensive attempt to view the issues, dimensions, problems, manifestations and extent of human trafficking. He looks into the concept of human trafficking, examining the profile of victims and offenders, the supply chain and indicators of it. He clarifies and demystifies myths associated with human trafficking. He deals with vulnerability factors, demand-supply ratio and factors containing demand. He discusses the legal provisions to combat it and challenges ahead. He presents the rights-oriented and gender sensitive patterns involved, and mechanisms and methodologies to address the problem.