Slavery is illegal in just about every country in the world except five; India, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Uzbekistan. “Sex trafficking is a form of modern slavery that exists throughout the United States and globally(“Sex Trafficking.” Polaris,).” This is a major problem because slavery should not even be an issue anymore. It should have been eradicated a long time ago but the demand is so high for sexual stimulation these days that it continues to rise. It causes major physical and emotional problems to all of the victims. “Most live under constant mental and physical threat.
Human trafficking, or trafficking in persons (TIP) or modern day slavery, is a heinous and widespread crime occurring around the world in nearly every society. Most people often thought slavery was part of the past; however, human slavery is part of our current society and has been an on-going issue around the world. Human trafficking is a type of slavery that involves forced or bonded labour, sexual servitude, child labour, or involuntary servitude all over the world. It is important to note that sex trafficking contributes to more than half of human trafficking and most of these victims are women and young girls. This modern day slavery can happen to anyone, anywhere, and at anytime (Ton, 2012).This literature review of documents and reports
All these people, these humans, innocent people just like everybody else, are steadily being forced into slavery, some right now. Is anybody aware that 3,827 people per day are being sold or kidnapped into slavery? Sex trafficking is one of the many forms of slavery still happening in America today. “Sex trafficking is a crime when women, men and/or children are forcefully involved in commercial sex acts. In the United States, any minor under the age of 18 engaged in commercial sex acts is automatically considered a victim of sex trafficking under the law.
One of the main tactics pimps use to recruit girls is by manipulating them. A pimp stalks a girl that he thinks is broken or struggling after a relationship break up, or a loss of a family member, and he makes them feel loved or gives them gifts to make them feel better. They use different styles of manipulation including: debt bondage, fake romance, false promises of jobs, and bribery (Weitzer 2007). Debt Bondage. Debt bondage can be psychologically and emotionally devastating, especially when you have limited resources to pay off the debt.
The Hostile Life of Griselda Blanco Griselda Blanco known to be the world's first women drug trafficker. She was born February 15, 1943, in Cartagena, Colombia. She grew up in an abusive environment, and her mom would sell her for sexual activities for money. Running away from all of this she met her first husband, Carlos Trujillo. He was the one that introduced her into drug trafficking in the first place.
It’s sad but true; here in this world, people are forced into being slaves for a $150 billion criminal industry, a form of modern slavery: Human Trafficking. It’s a horrendous crime against humanity, that is not legal anywhere but happens everywhere. The media is an indispensable vehicle through visualizing the problem, educating and mobilizing people and building a hope for us to come together and end this crime forever. Freedom is a human right. It’s independence within the boundaries of responsibility.
In terms of definition, Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. The largest Human trafficking problems are forced labour, abduction and abuse of child, illegal migration, prostitution, people and drug smuggling and trafficking of tissue, cells and organs of human being. Human trafficking has truly become a global threat to vulnerable men, women, and children worldwide. It is a dirty deal that affects millions of people every year on every continent and at all socioeconomic levels. In Pakistan most uncertain issues of human trafficking are abduction and abuse of child, illegal migration with forced labour, prostitution.
Many of the adults and children put into prostitution were at one point abused horribly. Furthermore, 98 percent of women become prostitutes if abused at a young age. Children were taken from their families and forced to have sex against their will. These traffickers can be charged for sexual assault, kidnapping, and abuse. The population is growing, between 100,000 and 300,000 children are being taken away to work as prostitutes.
Keeping in mind that human trafficking organizations are now spreading into developing countries which have poorer security and is one of the fastest growing black market, Bearing in mind that human trafficking is the most heinous forms of organized crime and violation of human rights in Europe and the world Bearing in mind that Every year an increasing number of people fall victim of trafficking, mainly for sexual exploitation (43%), but many for underpaid illegal labour. Such trafficking is the modern form of slavery, which treats human beings as a commodity to be bought and sold, to be put to forced labour, usually in the sex industry, but also, for example in agriculture, households, declared or undeclared sweatshops, to be paid a pittance
Every year forced marriage sentences millions of women and young children to a life in slavery. It’s a crime that’s widespread, but rarely spoken about – a crime that flourishes in the shadows of society. The UN says that forced marriage is likely to increase in the coming years unless major changes occur. Due to stigma and lack of awareness about forced marriages, many people do not report cases of forced marriages. We can help ensure that people at risk and their families know that forced marriage happens, forced marriage is illegal and activists around the world are taking a stand to end the practice forever.