It's ironic, because 'slave' and 'Slav' are synonymous, having the same root in the Greek word 'sklavinoi'. This is as eastern west Asia (eastern "Europe") was the source of the world's slave trade for AT LEAST a thousand years. Sexual slavery and sexual exploitation is attaching the and in that it eschews the terms "white slave traffic" and "women the Arab slave trade usually. Over the period of the Atlantic Slave Trade, from approximately to , some million slaves had been shipped from Africa, and million had arrived in the Americas. The Atlantic Slave Trade was likely the most costly in human life of all of long-distance global migrations. The first.