It is because mostly women become victimised due to this modern form of slavery. There are several factors which have accelerated the rate of trafficking. Following are some of them-: 2.1 Poverty- Poverty is one of the several factors that make individuals vulnerable to trafficking. People who are living under poverty line are forced to be trapped by traffickers in order to escape the harsh realities of their
The fact that there is human trafficking, has consequences such as generating additional medical cost and therefore affecting the Obama health care reform. Victims of human trafficking, such as abused and violated women who have been “rescued” from the sex trafficking industry, thereby sexual exploitation or forced prostitution, they often have significant medical and behavioral health care problems; Obamacare represents a very valuable resource for them. Furthermore state courts that regularly have contact with victims of human trafficking, play a unique role, since they assist victims in getting access to the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, thereby Obamacare. Therefore, these violated adults and children, mainly women, who get their domestic human rights violated are becoming a burden for society.
Women are the some, if not the best market for traffickers; and unfortunately, children also are victims of trafficking. Sex trafficking is rather common and is typically the first thing people think about when they hear the word trafficking. If no one paid for sex, then there would be a substantial amount of less people being kidnapped. The dreaded things people will do to others
Unfortunately, some people do not have this freedom. Some live their lives without encountering the entitlement of freedom due to bondage. Millions of men, women and children are being abducted, maltreat and occasionally slaughtered because of industrialised sex industry. It’s happening right here, right now, in countries all over the world, don’t think it does not affect you as it does. It’s happening right under your noses.
INTRODUCTION: Human trafficking involves the use of human beings to exploit the vulnerable through forceful stripping of their dignity and self-worth. Every year millions of persons are trafficked both domestically and internationally in India. Trafficking in persons is estimated to be the fastest growing enterprise of the 21st century. This crime comes at an incalculable human cost and represents one of the most shameful facets of the modern world. Unsurprisingly, majority of the victims of human trafficking are women and children, the most marginalized segments of the society in the developing countries.
Sexual trafficking abuses our God-given human rights. “Regardless of how women are trafficked for commercial sexual exploitation, the terrible conditions under which they are generally forced to work violate their fundamental human rights, including the right to personal autonomy and bodily integrity. (“Trafficking and commercial).” Sexual trafficking exploits two key human rights. The right
This incident shows the impact of decriminalized sex work increases the maximum growth of illegal industries in the world. “Where prostitution is legalized or tolerated, there is a greater demand for human trafficking victims and nearly always an increase in the number of women and children trafficked into commercial sex slavery”(U.S. Department of State,2004:1). The is a an argument that sex industries creates ultimate conditions for uncontrolled abuse of sex workers, it is also believed that trafficking of human trafficking of women for sex can only be stopped if sex work is decriminalized and rights of social workers are
Human child trafficking in Africa Humans- Not For Sale. An estimated 1.2 million children are trafficked each year in Africa. “Africa has the highest incidence of child labour in the world. According to the ILO, 41 per cent of all African children between the age of 5 and 14 are involved in some form of economic activity” (Child Labour Rooted in Africa’s Poverty). Human child trafficking is a global phenomenon happening right now in every country in the world, also the second fastest growing criminal industry.
Alessandra Potenza points out that many people are living under modern forms of slavery today. There are many forms in which human trafficking comes, resulting in a variety of slaves. The most widely known would be sex trafficking, while domestic slaves and forced labor are less recognized. Potenza claims modern-day slavery is more common to the lower class, since those surrounded by poverty do not have the choice to decline a job offer. Human trafficking at its core strips people of their freedom, their rights, and their lives.
Organisations are being and have been set to aid in the fight against human trafficking such as the International Association of Human Trafficking Investigators which provides human trafficking training to law enforcement officers and prosecutors in order for them to have the skill of identifying victims, charge traffickers and successfully prosecute human trafficking cases. By recognizing the core problem and setting up programmes such as girl child education and awareness campaigns in countries against trafficking, communities are made aware of what to look for .Not leaving the issue in the shadows helps eliminate the threat since more people are informed about the complexity of the crime, especially girls, making them less vulnerable to traffickers. The majority of the trafficked victims are below the age of 18. Empowering them with this knowledge enables them to realize the potential of eliminating the international