Lastly, gender plays one of the biggest roles. It is known that women have less strength, and criminals understand that. Also, most human traffickers turn out to be men, and they want a woman sex slave. The book explains why human trafficking is such a widely known crime, but few know how to tackle the issue. Although, awareness has been brought upon the crime, no one really knows how to eradicate human trafficking.
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.
According to “11 Facts About Human Trafficking,” “between 14,500 and 17,500 people are trafficked into the United States each year. Human trafficking is the third largest international crime industry (behind illegal drugs and arms trafficking). It reportedly generates a profit of $32 billion every year. Human trafficking victims can easily be exposed to STD’s, HIV/AIDS, untreatable diseases and many more severe health problems. Just like Human Trafficking, those involved in slavery were also easily exposed to these kind of obstacles.
It is said to be estimated that 30 to 27 million individuals are caught up in modern slavery in 2013 it was estimate that 10 nations accounts that 76 percent of the earth is enslaved. It is know was estimated that India had the largest percentage of slavery around the world. However, china is the second country with most slaves estimating around 2.7 to 2.9 million slaves. Modern slavery catches the eyes of many owners because slaves pull investment and the slave’s bosses pay sustenance and enforcement but not the workers sex slavery is most common in today’s era not only are woman forced to have sex daily but also they are being drugged and affected with many diseases such as Aids and other deadly sexual diseases. Sex slavery is found in very wealthy and civilized countries such as the United States, Western Europe and the Middle East.
Human trafficking is the transportation or harbouring of people by means of a threat or just abduction. Victims are usually between the ages of 14-24. So everyone here in grade 8-12 is in that age group - scary to think that YOU could be a victim. The causes of human trafficking are copious. Sometimes uneducated people are lured into it by thinking they would get a better life.
(3) According to the International Labour organisation human trafficking generates a rough estimate of R 408715980000 (31.6 Billion dollars) illicit profit worldwide. Human Trafficking defies human rights of the victims such as a right to an education, a right to freedom, and access to health services. These are just a few in a long line of rights that have been denied to the victims of human trafficking. Human trafficking affects the world and the population in psychological, economic, health, and societal ways as seen above. (4) People are trafficked through a variety of ways such as abduction, false job advertisements and even recruiters befriending the victims only to deceive them into human trafficking.
Poverty among people also make women in desperate to find the job to survive in daily life. Through the hardship of living, they began to migrate to other countries. They are also willing to migrate to another country without permission. They entered through illegal means. Through undocumented status, various parties like the trafficker try to use opportunity to the women and sell them into sex work.
According to the Global Sex Trafficking Fact Sheet, at least 20.9 million adults and children are bought and sold into commercial sexual servitude, forced labor and bonded labor, about 2 million children are exploited every year in the global commercial sex trade, almost 6 million were trafficked for sexual exploitation, women and girls make up 98% of victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation . Women who they cannot access enough resources, such as housing, land, and property, increase this risk. When women are trying to survive and assure the survival of relatives in their family, the only work which they will do so that they are able to get the income is the selling of their bodies. The main factors of women who are
It is the world’s fastest growing global crime that people are being bought, sold and smuggled for sexual exploitation, domestic servitude, bonded labour and even organ sacrifice ending up with death. The most tragic fact is 26% of the victims that are sucked into trafficking are children. In this violation of human rights’ grave, where persons have a price tag, anyone can be a victim. Human trafficking doesn’t discriminate on age, gender, race or religion. It is happening to humans, just like
Katie Lane Mrs. Brooks English II Honors 24 November 2014 Solutions to the Global Controversy of Human Trafficking The crime of human trafficking indisputably extends to the farthest boundaries of the world, a transgression that occurs in the most advanced countries as well as the least advanced countries. Human trafficking is exploitation of the human body with more than twenty-seven million victims across the world. Trafficking victims may suffer from sexual as well as labor related exploitation, resulting in sexually transmitted diseases, physical abuse, and unwanted pregnancy. This is a conundrum that does not just affect the United States. While global organizations work specifically in this area of corruption to come up with temporary