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The trafficking of human beings has evolved and become more universal and serious over the years. Trafficking of people is equivalent to modern day slavery. The duties and expectations of these people are outrageously irrational. The victims are forced to do unthinkable tasks for people they may or may not know. Anyone can be a leader or a victim of human trafficking.
They are sold and sometimes transported to other countries. Most of the young women in the U.S. are runaways who live on the streets by choice; they are recruited by other female recruits under false promises, promises of a better life, such as a good job, educational opportunity or marriage. Some girls are abducted and forced into the industry, then sent out of the area and isolated from family and friends. Victims usually have no control over any aspect of their lives, the trafficker decides when they sleep and eat. Their captor repeatedly sexually, physically, and mentally abuses them.
“Children being sold for sex at truck stops; servants held in captivity and forced to clean for free, and women forced into the sex industry, forfeiting their earnings.” (Baldas, 2012, p.A.1) Human trafficking, commonly know as ‘modern-day slavery’; “--involves the use of deception and coercion to persuade victims to cross national borders in search of new jobs and better opportunities. Once the target has arrived in a foreign country, he or she is then forced into some form of labor bondage.” (Staff, 2013) Human trafficking does not just happen in developing countries, it can also happen in developed countries. Human trafficking a prohibited crime, that has been around since biblical times, all these men, woman and even children have been across the border and sold into slavery. Human trafficking is when humans are sold into forced labour, sexual exploitation; meaning forced to perform sexual acts for paying clients, or the removal of organs or tissues. Human trafficking is wrong because, its an illegal worldwide problem, violation of human rights, its one of the fastest growing crimes, and its modern-day slavery.
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These are individuals that have been subject to exploitation and serious human rights violations. Whereas governments tend to be concerned about human trafficking primarily because of links between human trafficking and other forms of organized crime as well as fears of illegal immigration, trafficking is first of all a threat to the individuals – men, women and children – that are trafficked. (Rosenberg) If the signs that human trafficking were occurring were known, then the risk of young, innocent women being kidnapped to be used as sex slaves against their wil... ... middle of paper ... ...thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com/2011/03/15/5-things-to-know-about-human-trafficking/>. "Modern Slavery - Free the Slaves." Free the Slaves, 2007-2013.