“Noy Thrupkaew: Human Trafficking is all Around You: This is how it Works” and “Slavery in the fields” both have a common theme. Both of these stories make the claim that human trafficking is widespread across a spectrum of industries and that consumers are fueling the problem. However, this subject is far more complicated than one can see. The first piece brings attention to the gruesome circumstances of human trafficking victims. The second piece is very loose in what it interprets as human trafficking.
Trafficking is always characterized by elements of exploitation through fraud, coercion and other illegal means. Human trafficking is a difficult to understand and complicated issue. It is not confined to a particular country or region but it has spread its roots more intensely in the third world countries especially in the subcontinent. However, if we talk about its connection in Pakistan it is quite distressingly connected with our society. In terms of definition, Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act.
Two Sisters, Two Americas is a brilliant article by Brooke Ross that illustrates the life of a family with a mixed-status and what should be done about it. Many people agree that an illegal immigration reform is necessary however people can’t seem to agree on what needs to be done about it. The issue about the immigration reform has created many fights between democrats and Republicans and although both sides think something needs to be done they can’t agree on what to do. Although most people don’t seem to realize is that illegal immigrants are people like us who are trying to find safety and better opportunities. It is clear that illegal immigrants need some pathway to becoming a citizen.
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Women and children trafficked into sex industries are often forced into activities such as prostitution and pornography. The basis of the sex trafficking trade is female victims and male perpetrators and the gender roles of victims and perpetrators value gender-focused strategies to combat sex trafficking (Busch-Armendariz, 2009). Sex trafficking. Sex trafficking receives a great deal of attention, trafficking for labour purposes is actually in greater demand (Gozdziak, 2008). Labour trafficking applies to men, women, boys and girls.
Leuchtag comments on this issue, and makes an example of a Thai girl. (Leuchtag 10). The girl was more at risk, surrounded by poverty and a foreign country known for human trafficking. Duong raises the awareness to investigate gender related prostitution and human trafficking. It is a fact that women are at higher risk with human slavery.
There are many factors that incite the business of trafficking people and aids in spreading its tentacles. To facilitate a better and easy understanding, they are divided into push and pull factors . Push factors are primarily origin based factors whereas pull factors are those present at the place of destination. They both are complementary to eachother, luring the victim to fall into the trafficker’s trap.
Human trafficking is a global multi-billion dollar industry, targeting those who are vulnerable. Based on the simple economics of supply and demand, it is becoming the world’s biggest crime issue, and therefore the efforts to prevent these unethical actions need to be more effective. Reason 1: Human trafficking is a global phenomenon that consists of sex or organ trafficking and slave labor. Trafficking humans is the illegal trade or sale of human beings for sexual exploitation or forced labor through the use of abduction, threats, force, deception and fraud, regardless of the victim’s gender, race or age. Reason 2: The root causes of trafficking are numerous and often vary from one country to another.
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
The United States prides itself in being “the land of the free” and the “land of opportunity,” yet this is not the case for the many victims of sex trafficking that reside in the U.S. Despite relatively strict legislation and visible media exposure of this crime against humanity, the United States continues to be a destination point for many victims of sex trafficking. Many Americans are surprised that this could happen here despite laws and organizations promoting awareness. A combination of American cultural attitudes toward the sex industry, both positive and negative, the ineffective enforcement of laws, and the high profitability for organized criminals are responsible for the persistence of sex trafficking to the United States.
According to A Theoretical Perspective on Human Trafficking and Migration-Debt Contracts human trafficking is more complex than what most people contemplate. The relocation of a human can cause an extreme amount of anxiety for the migrant as well as the trafficker. There are multiple people that assist in the trafficking of individuals who have specific concentrations: investors fund majority of the operation, organizers oversee the entire operation, recruiters seek potential migrants, transporters assist migrants on land, air, or sea, corrupt public officials negotiate how to get migrants in and out illegally, guide and crew members get the migrant from one location to the next, enforcing ensure that everyone is doing their job, local assistance
However the ones that do, and get caught should be send back to the country they were coming from. I would say that a reason that a lot of people are against illegal immigrants having medical rights is that, immigrants aren’t the ones really paying to get their medication because most of the time they can’t afford it. I know for sure that medicaid was an advantage for kids the need it immigrants and now they aren’t giving medicaid out no more. There is also to be said that, “We must value the contribution of immigrants to our country. In doing so, we must protect our borders, we must protect our workers, and we must protect the taxpayer,” (House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi).
How could anyone be content with using other human beings as a benefit. Human Trafficking is a fast growing activity and it needs to be put to a stop (Human Trafficking). It is one of the most profitable, illegal activities in the world and affects the lives of many (Human Trafficking). Human trafficking is inhumane and preventing it should be a priority everywhere.
It occurs for three reasons prostitution, forced labor, and human organs. The majority of the victims of human trafficking are immigrants because traffickers use immigrant’s workers unfamiliarity with the language, laws and customs to manipulate them. From Algeria to New York City we can see similarities in the way involuntary servitude works. If we come together we can decrease human trafficking, and spread awareness about anti-trafficking programs that would help the world. Its our duty as citizens to acknowledge the problems that are affecting our society.