It is our duty, our purpose, and our priority to protect the innocent from a life of bondage; we must end human trafficking now. Human trafficking is the trade of humans, most commonly for the purpose of sexual slavery, forced labor, or commercial sexual exploitation of the trafficker. This is “the third largest organized crime, a $10 billion industry” (Krishnan). Women are use as sex slaves, being sold multiple times in day, thousands of times during a year. There are children as young as three and four who are being sold for child pornography, why?
The Congressional Research Service notes: “Trafficking victims are often subjected to mental and physical abuse in order to control them, including debt bondage, social isolation, removal of identification cards and travel documents, violence, and fear of reprisals against them or their families.” Unfortunately, the true number of people trafficked, in the sex trade and into forced labor, is difficult to determine. The battle against the sex/labor trafficking, over the last decade or so, has become a human-rights issue (Rosen). Economically, tons of money is spent on purchasing slaves every year. The trafficking of humans is a billion dollar a year industry (Viamonte and Thomas-Poppell). As people become exceptionally vulnerable to exploitation, and businesses continually seek out the lowest co... ... middle of paper ... ...ring they do not originate from a sweatshop in a third-world country.
which kidnap mostly womans and chlidren for the purposes of sexual abuse, forced labour, domestic work, removal of organs or prostitution. Why is it an important global issue? Human trafficking is a global issue, due to the fact that its a violation of the human rights, violation of property and dignity. The victims of human trafficking live with emotional, physical and mental disorders and damage. This problem is classified as a hidden crime, because most of the cases are unreported, and its affecting billions of people all around the world, forcing them into explotation every day, and more sexual explotation.
Human Trafficking is like slavery due to the same method of transportation against their will to another country to benefit others. It not only involves women but also men and children, however, it is mostly known for selling women. These victims are usually kidnapped, drugged or raped and then transported to another country to be used as sex slaves. When these victims are taken away, method of extreme violence is used which slavery is the same concept. When they’re being used as sex slaves, the traffickers physically and mentally assault their victims in order to bring down their pride, dignity and ones self worth.
The trafficking of human beings for slave labor and sexual exploitation is one of the fastest growing global problems. It has been called the "dark side of globalization" because an enormous upsurge of human enslavement has accompanied a border-free world economy (Miller). Trafficking in persons is a transnational crime that touches people in every nation, and even neighborhoods in this country. The vast reach of human trafficking stunned my own community, when we learned that a 12-year-old Egyptian girl was imprisoned as a domestic slave in the garage of a family home in Irvine, California. Like many victims of trafficking, she was sold by impoverished parents and transported illegally across international borders.
The FBI states “Human trafficking represents an estimated $32 billion in international trade yearly, illegal international trade estimated at $650 billion in 2010”. what is human trafficking and its victims Most of the human trafficking in the world takes the form of forced labor, according to the International Labor Organization estimate on forced labor. Also known as involuntary worker, forced labor may result when employers take advantage... ... middle of paper ... ...vernment officials are going against human traffickers and doing their best to find them. Talks About Human Trafficking Technology The focus on human trafficking which results come from the U.S. demands, involves victims who are under the age of 18, and sexual abuse. The Government acknowledge that human trafficking is a global problem and that there are victims of all ages, but there is little to do in this cruel and dark topic.
This is a 52 billion dollar industry. Two kids are sold every minute, 120 per hour. In other cases mothers of these children would sell them off for money due to financial reason, which forces these children into this horrible misdemeanor, which no one should be a part of. What is human/sex trafficking per se? It is a version of slavery where of young women and minors being harboured and forced into prostitution.
Statistics show that over 35 million dollars of Columbia’s economy results from human trafficking. Human trafficking causes lifetime trauma, varying from physical to psychological abuse. According to researches, people being trafficked suffer from depression and anxiety due to their unstable psychological state. Furthermore, physical abuse include bruises, broken bones, or even organ trading. Children are more concerned and involved in human trafficking since they are sent into pornography and sex industries, making more money for sellers.
According to Petriliggieri, Europe is most known for trafficking (Poverty Is the Root). Over a thousand women and girls are bought and sold all over the world. Mostly women with lack of well-being, education, and societal integration are most likely to fall prey to a trafficker. They fall becau... ... middle of paper ... ...t way. Let everyone spread the news and the information about human trafficking.
James Harris Professor Hetzler Social Issues Final Paper May 6th 2015 Human trafficking forces millions against their will to beg, prostitute, or work in sweatshops for the profit of others. It is a crime that affects almost every country. The definition of human trafficking is, the recruitment and transportation of human beings through deception and coercion for the purposes of exploitation. Human trafficking has been going on forever and is still an on-going issue with negative effects on individuals and society. In the ring of human trafficking lie servants, child slaves and adult and children trafficked or sold into slavery.