Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking is a cold, devastating and disturbing crime against human kind. It is unbelievable how an individual can be cold hearted against their own kind, such as exploiting, selling, abusing and even slaving them involuntary damaging them physically and emotionally. Victims range from children, to women and even men from different places all over the world. This horrible crime has been around for a couple of years destroying the victims and their families. Many people have confused smuggling with trafficking, there is a difference between the two, and smuggling is a crime against a nation and human trafficking is a crime against a person. There are also, two types of human trafficking, sex trafficking and Labor trafficking there both slightly the same but age is one of the main differences. Being worldwide, different countries have different statistics, with that said sex Trafficking Plagues Turkey, which has been one of the most affective countries, but they are all based by the same elements of human trafficking. Just like any other criminal, they all pay the price in other words; victims get justice, although it isn’t enough for them to heal completely.  Ever since human trafficking started, anti-trafficking programs have been built to deter, prevent and help recognize the signs.  

A couple of terms ago, we had a guest speaker Linh Tran here on campus, were she gave a presentation about human trafficking, during the presentation I learned the fallowing. Human trafficking is the taking a way the human rights of a person, exploitation of a person, “once you have a hold of their mind you have control over their body” (Linh Tran). Human trafficking is crime against a person or violation of human rights; it turns out to be exploitation or selling to another person. Therefore, the act is when an individual is subject to an involuntary act he or she is being forced, threatened and manipulated to do things. When an individual is subject to a...