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Doing this on a worldwide basis could help drive demand in the sex industry down, and could encourage women and girls in captivity to come forward without fear of persecution. Trafficking for sexual exploitation is a severe issue for many reasons. Firstly, as mentioned above because it is an illegal act, it is hidden underground. Heather Smith suggests that there are around 1,390,000 transnational sex slaves in the world (Smith, 2011). These people come from 127 different countries; are moved through 98 transfer countries; and end up in 137 different destination countries around the world (Trafficking in Persons, 2006).
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Unfortunately, this results in people, especially women and children, to become desperate to satisfy their needs for survival and therefore, take on prostitution, or what many call modern-day slavery. “In many respects, trafficking of persons is considered as a modern form of slavery, and indeed it may result in putting its victim in situations that are indistinguishable from slavery.” Women that were not cared for or could not provide for their children, commonly took on prostitution or were either forced into it by sex leaders, who would hunt or track down any potentials. “ Children may be sold by poor parents, or find themselves trafficked after being abandoned” (Pubantz, Jerry, and Allphin Moor... ... middle of paper ... ...s cited Courtesans and Streetwalkers in 19th Century France. N.p. : n.p., n.d. PDF Matlock, Jann.
(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.
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Human trafficking occurs daily, even in America. Human trafficking, when prostitution is involved, is when females are sold for profit to be used for sexual intercourse. Exploiting women for profit against their will creates human rights violations, physical and mental well-being, and being detained unwillingly. Because of the Bill of Rights in America, losing rights becomes a serious issue. When human trafficking is involved, the person has no way to say no due to being forced against their will.