Human trafficking in today society is modern day slavery. Victims pay to be illegally transported into the United States only to find themselves in the hands of traffickers. They are promised a new life where they can start all over in the U.S. Usually the people that are trafficked across continents are from poor social classes and are fed lies so that later they can be trafficked and abused by others. Most of the people trafficked are forced into prostitution, involuntary labor and other forms of servitude to repay the debt that they owe. The FBI states “Human trafficking represents an estimated $32 billion in international trade yearly, illegal international trade estimated at $650 billion in 2010”.
One solution to this problem is to raise awareness and request that it be reported whenever the crime is seen. Human trafficking in America should be able to be put to an end, but the extremely high rates of the crime in America are left to prove that this infraction still affects numerous amounts of victims. Much of the public is generally uninformed about the realistic crime ratings of human trafficking in America. Human trafficking is consistently synonymous with the assumption of sex slavery, generally in third-world countries. The unfortunate reality is that human trafficking includes sex, forced labor, slavery, servitude and forced organ donation.
In the developing countries I feel for them because I really don’t know their laws that well but some families sell there young ones for the money. I have a young one and I can only imagine how heartless those families can do just for the money. About my opinion it changed to because I do understand that they use these people to get the drugs smuggled in. These people also lose their lives to because of the conditions they live in. I really hope they put a stop to this but in this world I don’t think they would ever stop the human trafficking operation because these operation generate so much money.
Human Trafficking is a serious issue that affects people millions of people around the world, no matter of race, color or creed. Human Trafficking can happen in just about any city or neighborhood around the globe, making in one of the most important things currently being discussed today. Many people have different views on Human Trafficking, along with how it should be taking care of. Most people do not quite understand what Human Trafficking really is. “Human Trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others.” (Polaris Project) Human Trafficking is a serious issue that happens all over the world.
Human Trafficking Human trafficking is third on the largest international crime industry list, right behind illegal drug-trade and arms trafficking. Although many laws are passed against it and it is highly recognized around the world, it is an increasing problem that needs to end.What is human trafficking? Commonly referred to as modern-day slavery, human trafficking began in the 1700s when children were sold and forced into labor. It is the act of controlling a victim against their human rights through fraud, force, or coercion for the purpose of exploitation. Today, human trafficking is used for the purpose of sexual abuse, removal of organs, forced labor, and slavery.
Some are forced to have sex. Human trafficking occurs all over the world, but its effect in Nevada is devastating. There have been 2,229 victims of human trafficking that have been saved since 1994. There are currently 27 million victims world wide, according to the Polaris Project. Human trafficking has become a big business world wide.
As a whole, we need to stand against the traffickers and those who are involved. We need to implement a plan to stop trafficking and provide help for those who have been trafficked. While many believe the selling and trading of sex is only another job and therefore should be made legal and safe, others feel that even sex between consenting adults is wrong an exploitative. However, both sides agree that prostitution is equal to slavery when children and young people are involved because the work is hazardous and they cannot give legal consent. Human trafficking occurs worldwide and often involves transnational criminal organizations, violations of labor and immigration codes, and government corruption.
No one knows the estimate number and growth of the industry but do to the illegal nature of trafficking, it is a huge criminal industry. Most people believe that human trafficking only occurs in places that has poverty, however, that is not the case, it can happen anywhere. Most young women or gi... ... middle of paper ... ... not aware that slavery does exist till today. Many people believe that it happened decades ago when African Americans were taken into slavery, however; now it’s the modern day of slavery where not just African Americans are taken into slavery but people from all different races are forced into slavery. There are different types of slavery and human trafficking is one form of modern day slavery.
In this paragraph I am going to tell you how human trafficking works. First the people who are trafficked are often those who are in debt or living in poverty. Traffickers exploit these types of situations, and trick these individuals into believing that they will sponsor them to get a good paying job somewhere abroad. Next, upon arrival to the destination, these individuals are often shocked to realize that they are not given the work that they were promised and instead, are forced to work in conditions that they did not agree to. Traffickers also take away passports and any other means of identification of these people so that the police will not be able to help them.
By seeking out the more vulnerable, they have created a successful business as well as a tragic epidemic in today. Usually, documents were available to track trafficking in persons. However, as times are changing there is an increase in hostility toward immigration due to rising mass movements of people which thus varies these records. There is ignorance about the true definition of typically used terms such as smuggling, trafficking, and illegal immigration which in turn causes a larger playing field for these traffickers and their targeted victims. “Smuggling implies a contractual relationship between those seeking to leave a country and those acting as agents to assist their client with entry to another country.