(Shelley, pg. 230) The law says that a person under the age of 18 has to have been defrauded, forced or coerced into the sex trade against their will. Sex trafficking venues are wide and vast. Victims of sex trafficking can be found in brothels, strip clubs, esc... ... middle of paper ... ...ution than what is seen. There is a hidden side of this sex industry that objectifies America’s youth.
Polaris Project. Polaris Project, n.d. Web. 11 Feb., 2014 UNIAP. United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking, n.d.
Sex Trafficking: How Can We Make It Stop? Introduction Sex trafficking is a problem that is happening and occurring all over the world. Many families and individuals suffer due to sex trafficking. Many people are not even aware of what it really is. Sex trafficking is when young girls, as young as five or six, get kidnapped and are used for the sexual pleasure of others with a profit, or are sold as sex slaves to other people.
Women who are targeted for trafficking are usually uneducated, which makes them easier to manipulate. Many families are influenced into selling their wives or daughters into the sex trafficking industry. In poorer parts of t... ... middle of paper ... ...a needs to enforce these efforts. Sex slavery is unfortunately a huge issue in Albania today. It is caused and powered by the spread of entrepreneurship, globalization, and the increase of economic discrimination.
Sex trafficking is a form of contemporary slavery that induces and forces people into a commercial sex trade against their will. Many factors contribute to the sex trade and the exploitation occurs mostly to women and children. Through the age, gender, class, and race many are trapped in a never-ending cycle of coercion and abuse in order to survive in the corrupt society around them. One of the largest targets for sex traffickers is a child. Since children are considered vulnerable they are easily coerced or kidnapped and made to perform sexual acts for others and live in debt to their owner or pimp.