“Human-rights experts estimate that more than 2000,000 children worldwide are still being used as combatants, usually against their will…. there have been reports of children being used as soldiers or suicide bombers.” This evidence from Armed & Underage explains how so many of these child soldiers didn’t have any choice. They’re forced to fight, forced to kill, and many are forced to die. Why should we punish those who never had a choice? Furthermore, child soldiers should not be held morally responsible for their
“The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 20.9 million victims of human trafficking globally. 68% of them are trapped in forced labor. 26% of them are children. 55% are women and girls.”(Polaris) 20.9 million victims, all over the world, mostly female, and portion of them children. All these people, these humans, innocent people just like everybody else, are steadily being forced into slavery, some right now.
However, unbeknownst to their male commanders, many women used the control they had over food and stolen money to prevent young boys and men from abusing girls (2). The women of Sierra Leone have long been exposed to appalling violations of their human rights, especially during the civil war. “During this extremely brutal conflict an estimated 275,000 women and girls became victims of sexual violence. Massive sexual violence was used not only to sow terror among the civilian population; it further served military
Steiner gives out striking facts about domestic relationships, but some are deeper than others. Such as “In the United States, women ages 16 to 24 are three times as likely to be domestic violence victims as women of other ages” (Steiner). This gives the audience to think about anybody they know around that age, like their daughter, sister, or friend. It gives more of a target point to an age and gives the audience more know age of domestic abuse. Another example is domestic violence leading to death when Mrs. Steiner quotes “Over 500 women and girls this age are killed every year by abusive parents, boyfriends, and husbands in the Unites States” (Steiner).
After her guardian dies, Salander is assigned a new guardian, Nija Bjurman. Bjurman, a sexual sadist pig as Salander puts it, manipulates her to perform oral sex on him for money, and at the next meeting, he beats and rapes her. Later in the film, Harriet who Nygyist and Salander search for, is found and she explains the truth about her disappearance. That is, her father and her brother has repeatedly raped her, she kills
Many get killed, a few get what they want. Many disappear, for cartel kidnap family members. Thousand die yearly. The drug industry among them is something already common for them, yet still dangerous. Gang members fight to have the greatest area to sell as many drugs as possible.
Guatemalans began fleeing to the United States during the three and one-half-decade long Civil War (1960-1996), and today, child migration fueled by a desire to escape from violence is still very prevalent. Since 2012, child migration has been increasing, including a ninety percent increase between 2013 and 2014. Twenty-four percent of migrants are from Guatemala , a country that has one of the world’s top murder rates. Migration is very dangerous; many are injured, and gang-violence is common along the journey. In areas such as the Tierra Blanca, gangs kidnap people, demand money, and threaten death, and then pose as children’s relatives.
When he was fourteen years old he was taken away from his mom and dad. He escaped from jail, where he was held suspicion of plotting and trying to overthrow the government. One quote that was mentioned by Harrison is “I am the Emperor, Everybody must do What I say at once!” (Kurt 4). Sadly later on Diana Moon Glampers the handicapped general kill Harrison for disobeying her. An similar situation in modern day society that relates to this is when a small little girl is kidnapped from her parents.
Haiti is a third world country in the Caribbean that shares a border with the Dominican Republic. In Haiti young girls are often poorly. By 15, a third of girls have been a victim of sexual assault, and after the earthquake in 2010 the teen birth rate grew from 4% to 12%, the child marriage rate in Haiti is above 30%, and most of the rape victims in Haiti are under the age of 18. In 2015 UN peacekeepers, who were sent to Haiti to prevent violence, raped 225 Haitian people about 1/3 of whom were young girls. Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world, and they have a poor education system.
Over the next three years that followed the locals in the rebellion kidnaped dozens of tax collectors. The rebels beat, shot, tarred, feathered, and terrorized dozen federal tax collectors. By 1794 in western Pennsylvania the national debt was rising and the rebel forces swelled to 5,000. In October of 1794, President George Washington decided the best course of action was to dispatch 15,000 troops to eradicate the resistance. The people apart of the whiskey rebels were prosecuted for treason and