Human Trafficking Essay

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Human Trafficking is a rife global glitch which occurs in almost every country of the world. It is a criminal activity which ferociously takes advantage of its victims as a result of their susceptibility due to extreme poverty, lack of social protection mechanisms, forced migration, social exclusion, disempowerment and failure of economic systems. Furthermore, it reflects a total contravention of an individual’s right to freedom in whatever form and supplemented by savagery and inhumane activities which can have harmful effects on the wellbeing of the victim. (Clark 2003; 2012 US.TIPR; UNODC 2012; Aghatise 2004; Velijanoski and Stewart 2007). This hydra headed monster of the 21st century, generates $9.5 billion a year (Morrison and Crosland 2000, US Department of State 2005) and is the third biggest origin of profit for organized infraction after trade in drugs and arms,(Orhant 2002). Social Researchers guesstimate that as many as 27 million men, women and children are preys of traffickers at any given time, US TIPR (2013:7). In the middle of year 2007 and 2010 alone, nationals of 136 countries were identified as victims of trafficking in more than 100 nations across the globe, UNODC (2012:12). As a result of world integration and economic development, trafficking in persons has become multidimensional, multifaceted and convoluted involving participants ranging from madams and pimp at local and international level deceptively offering unsuspecting young women the opportunity to travel to Europe for better jobs and life opportunities only to be trafficked and sexually exploited. The scourge of human trafficking is an order and supply driven international business with a colossal market for low cost labour and monetary coitus enco...

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...r forms of human trafficking?
b. How can the Nigerian Government address the factors that make women susceptible to trafficking for sexual exploitation?
c. How has the booming sex industry in the Netherlands contributed to the trafficking in persons for sexual exploitation
d. What should be put in place in the Netherlands to reduce trafficking in persons for sexual exploitation
e. What are the vulnerabilities experienced by trafficked women during their journey to the Netherlands and on arrival.
Methodology
In this research, I intend to tell stories of few of the victims I have come in contact with in the form of narratives, I will also use secondary data and I plan to visit few NGOs in the Netherlands that relate with rescued Nigerian victims of sexual exploitation and interview them.

a- the information was gotten from NAPTIP website-www.naptip.gov.ng.

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