Causes Of Human Trafficking Essay

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Human trafficking is one of the worst underground business in the world. Women, children and men are sold around the world for prostitution, slavery and for labor. Bringing you a story that will leave you distressed. ONE While I was chatting with Sudhanva in Madhavan Park, a cricket field, I came across this story being told by an old man sitting beside me. It seemed about some boy and his life, soon I was interested and went straight up to that old man and asked, “Sir can you tell me the story of that boy?”.
“Sure, sit”.
Raja was a 23 year old boy living in the red light area of Mumbai. Mumbai is often regarded as ‘City of dreams’. Raja’s mother Shwetha was a prostitute in the red light area. Raja knew about this only when he was 16 years old, and
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The Taliban buys children as young as seven years old to act as suicide bombers. The price for child suicide bombers is between 7,000$-14,000$.
11. UNICEF estimates that 300,000 children younger than 18 are currently trafficked to serve in armed conflicts worldwide.
12. Human traffickers are increasingly trafficking pregnant women for their newborns. Babies are sold on the black market, where the profit is divided between the traffickers, doctors, lawyers, border officials, and others. The mother is usually paid less than what is promised her, citing the cost of travel and creating false documents.
13. Human trafficking is the only area of transnational crime, in which women are significantly represented as victims. As perpetrators, and as activists fighting this crime.
14. Belgium, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Thailand, turkey, and the U.S are ranked very high as destination countries for trafficked victims.
15. Sex traffickers use a variety of ways to “condition” their victims, including subjecting them to starvation, rape, gang rape, physical abuse. Beating, confinement, threats of violence toward the victim and victim’s family, forced drug use, and
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