Persuasive Essay On Modern Day Slavery

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“Over the past 15 years, ‘ trafficking in persons’ and ‘human trafficking’ have been used as an umbrella term for activities involved when someone obtains or holds a person in compelled service.”, stated in the article “ What is Modern slavery. [http://www.state.gov/]. Slavery in the United States has grown over the years. Right now there are about 60,000 modern slaves in the United States. Modern slaves are being trafficked from everywhere into the United States, they are promised education, a home and a new life, none of which are delivered. Sure, slaves help the economy by making products and raw material, but what people don’t realize is that it is actually hurting the economy. Modern day slavery is a threat because it is hurting the United States economy and image, therefore the government should become more aware about these modern day slaves. Some ways would be, people from underdeveloped countries should become educated on this topic, and why money should be spent to eradicate modern slavery. If you had a chance to end slavery, would you take it? "There has never been a single day in our…show more content…
These slaves are treated as property and exploited to create a product for commercial sale.” Stated on the website endslaverynow.org. Slavery is already horrible, the least we could do would be spending money to fix this embarrassment . Spending money to eradicate modern slavery is a good use of it. By spending money we can create support groups that could help the past slaves but which could also help enslaved slaves. “The cost of ending modern slavery worldwide is estimated to be relatively small, in the tens of billions of dollars, when compared to such problems as HIV-AIDS.” It’s shocking that if it is a relatively small amount of money ,why don’t people do anything to help? If people come together and form an alliance to end modern slavery we might just be able to end

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