“Human trafficking is the 3rd most committed crime world wide”(Yun). Obviously that means this crime is being committed all over the place. Also so many people are being exploited by this crime because these people are forced and that is a crime that’s committed so there are so many people suffering from this. Like seriously why we focus all of our attention to the cartels and illegal drugs but human trafficking is also a very widespread crime and nothing is being done about it.But with it being a widely committed crime there aren’t many people being held responsible for it. “Only 5 prosecutions in the United States for sex trafficking last year”(Kieran).
On a global scale, there are many challenges in the battle against sex trafficking. Sex trafficking in its nature is surreptitious due to its illegality. It is therefore hard to ascertain the gravity of the problem and tackle the issue extensively. Also, every country has a different approach in identifying and dealing with the issue. The definition of sex trafficking and even the methods used to convict and prosecute traffickers vary from country to country.
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.
A woman, a man, a child is a human that wants to be free from this cruel agenda. We all have the same capacity, degree and level to feel pain and have the rights from being free from suffer, pain and torture. Victims of human trafficking are just human beings who could be like us, who would’ve become a good person and have the potential to do good deeds, if it wasn’t for Human Trafficking. Human Trafficking has caused too many humans to endure pain. It’s time that we take action.
(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. (5) According to estimates, approximately 80% of trafficking involves sexual exploitation, and 19% involves labour exploitation. The other 1% is a variety of other exploitation. (6) Most victims are from poorer continents such as Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe .Victims are usually trafficked from these regions into more developed countries, mainly the USA, Western Europe, and Japan, also Australia although it’s on a smaller scale. Internal trafficking within these
Human trafficking is the third largest crime in the world. The profit that it brings in is around “32 billion dollars every year” (11 Facts About Cyber Bullying) and this issue needs to be taken care. Often times several women tweet about how they are just going to get involved into this lifestyle because it is “easier” or they make easy “cash”, even if they are just joking. Women do not realize the seriousness of this crime. Although, most people do not realize the seriousness behind sex trafficking, it is a common issue around the world that needs to be addressed and worked on to end.
However, much of these issues are often brought about by the illegalizing nature of the act. The criminalization of prostitution does not help to reduce the likely hood of it happening – it only pushes crimes such as underage prostitution and human trafficking further underground making it easier for individuals, such as pimps, to have more control over prostitute
It’s happening right under your noses. It’s important to note that human trafficking is a very prevalent illegal omission against basic human rights, a crime that has spiraled out of control. Human trafficking has chained many people, forcing them into slavery. Approximately 20 to 30 million drudge who works very hard without proper remuneration or appreciation in the world today. Based on the research done by the U.S. State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are traded illegally across intercontinentally every year.
STDs (including HIV/AIDS, chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, human papilloma virus, and syphilis) are alarmingly high among women in prostitution. Only 15% of the women in the Minneapolis/St. Paul study had never contracted one of the STDs, not including AIDS. General gynecological problems, but in particular chronic pelvic pain and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), plague women in prostitution. The emotional health consequences of prostitution include severe trauma, stress, depression, anxiety, self-medication through alcohol and drug abuse, and eating disorders.