Human Trafficking In Indonesia

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Human trafficking is a problem that is faced by the worlds we live in. It spans increases as the globalisation process intensifies each passing year. According to Article 3 paragraph (a) of the protocol implemented by UNTOC (United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime), human trafficking is an act of recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use force or other forms of coercion, abduction, fraud, deception abuse of the power of a position of vulnerability or giving or receiving payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation. The exploitation might be in terms of sexual exploitation, forced…show more content…
As I mentioned before, that human trafficking mostly happens in financially unstable countries. Improving the standard of living is the main reason why people become a victim. The citizens of developing countries usually are illiteracy, making them easy targets for the traffickers. With some good persuasive about how promising their live will be, it is easy for them to fall as their prey. As in my own country, Indonesia, they are more likely to be seduced by the criminals for the easy money sweet promises. They are not aware of the danger that waits in the destination…show more content…
Believe it or not, the most current developed country in the United Arab Emirates becomes the centre of human trafficking and prostitution in Middle East (Lageman, 2016). I think the standard of living in Dubai is highly ridiculous and the white collar workers find another high-paid salary job such as prostitution. Other than prostitution, Dubai has a rapid development. Many great buildings have been built in the past decades. Needless to say that the workers of these great buildings are none others than cheated men from Bangladesh. Their only dream was getting professional job opportunity as promised by the criminals (Ahmad, 2011).
These notions of human trafficking causes will give negative effect and rough experience for the victims (Odukwu, 2009). Emotionally, they can lose their humanity especially for those whom sexually exploited. They will feel broken, low self-esteem, ashamed and hate themselves and loath the deceiving perpetrator. This could affect the mental condition such as depression, anxiety, severe guilt and attempt to
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