Second on the micro side, families were torn apart by the slave trade in America. Sojourner Truth said in her “Ain’t I a Woman” speech that she seen all her sons sold into slavery. It was an everyday occurrence that they would rip a child away from their family to be sold at the auction. She points towards identity being ripped away from her and her being exploited. Africa(continent) has been exploited for its people to be slaves and Africa(woman) has been exploited for children that aren’t even considered children but rather as chattel.
It’s sad but true; here in this world, people are forced into being slaves for a $150 billion criminal industry, a form of modern slavery: Human Trafficking. It’s a horrendous crime against humanity, that is not legal anywhere but happens everywhere. The media is an indispensable vehicle through visualizing the problem, educating and mobilizing people and building a hope for us to come together and end this crime forever. Freedom is a human right. It’s independence within the boundaries of responsibility.
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
Slave Trade and its Effects in Early America In 1619, slavery contributed much to the growth of colonies in America. It continued until 1863. Moreover, the trade was widespread amongst the Americans, hence, became one of the largest industry during that particular century. Slaves were kidnapped from their residence in Africa, shipped to America under extremely unbearable conditions, and then auctioned off. The captives were treated with a lot of cruelty and hostility as they were being forced into the ships to be transported for slavery.
Sexual assault affects people’s life, both directly and indirectly. It is a crime that spans race, sexuality, religion, and affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels. It is estimated that one in five women and one in 71 men are sexually assaulted in their lifetimes in the America. Altogether, there is more than 23.6 million humans who survive being raped of sexually
Human trafficking is a worldwide problem and one of the most shameful crimes in existence, since it robs millions of people worldwide dignity. The traffickers trick women, men and children from every corner of the planet and subject them daily to situations of exploitation. Although the most well-known form of trafficking in persons is sexual exploitation, hundreds of thousands of victims are also trafficked for the purpose of forced labor, prostitution, or organ harvesting. Considered as modern slavery, trafficking in persons involves the purchase and sale of people, where the victim is owned by another individual. “Human trafficking is the third largest international crime industry (behind illegal drugs and arms trafficking).
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. The largest Human trafficking problems are forced labour, abduction and abuse of child, illegal migration, prostitution, people and drug smuggling and trafficking of tissue, cells and organs of human being. Human trafficking has truly become a global threat to vulnerable men, women, and children worldwide. It is a dirty deal that affects millions of people every year on every continent and at all socioeconomic levels. In Pakistan most uncertain issues of human trafficking are abduction and abuse of child, illegal migration with forced labour, prostitution.
The illicit activity of “Trafficking in Persons” (TIP), often deemed as “modern day slavery,” makes its profits on the exploitation of human rights regarding people as commodities. Enslavement and bondage are still African realities. To be more precise, they are realities around the world. Hundreds of thousands of Africans still suffer in silence in dire situations of forced labor and commercial sexual mistreatment from which they cannot free themselves. People who are vulnerable to trafficking are growing in Africa, which leads to a rise in victims for
Keeping in mind that human trafficking organizations are now spreading into developing countries which have poorer security and is one of the fastest growing black market, Bearing in mind that human trafficking is the most heinous forms of organized crime and violation of human rights in Europe and the world Bearing in mind that Every year an increasing number of people fall victim of trafficking, mainly for sexual exploitation (43%), but many for underpaid illegal labour. Such trafficking is the modern form of slavery, which treats human beings as a commodity to be bought and sold, to be put to forced labour, usually in the sex industry, but also, for example in agriculture, households, declared or undeclared sweatshops, to be paid a pittance
As per the report of TIP from U.S department “domestic trafficking is the most signi9ficant problem in china.” and around twenty thousand victims are trafficked internally per year. China is designated as a source, destination, and transit country for children and women trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation and forced labour. Mostly trafficking occurs in the borders of china. Women from china has been trafficked out to many countries such as Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and north America. Some of the Chinese women are trafficked to aboard with false promises of legitimate and work only for sexual exploitation and forced into prostitution.
When you think of slavery typically your mind wonders to 1800’s during slavery in America, but what many do not realize is that we are currently in the middle of a new slavery system called Mass Incarnation. With the rise of this new system within our Department of Criminal Justice has the biggest injustices between the races and are more divided than ever before. One which corrupts many citizens lives on a daily basis that are stripping away rights to vote, receive assistance, and so much more. Where we have 1 in 3 black men incarcerated compared to 1 in every 17 white men. When did this begin?