Human Trafficking

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Sex trafficking is one of the most common forms or modern day slavery. “Human Trafficking: noun: the illegal practice of procuring or trading in human beings for the purpose of prostitution, forced labor, or other forms of exploitation.” (dictionary.com). Sex trafficking is a crime that involves the selling of men, women, and children as sex slaves. There are many different ways people can fall into the trap of sex trafficking. This is damaging physically, physiologically, and spiritually. As a society, it is our job to educated on the causes and effects of sex trafficking. With this information we then need to produce a productive solution to sex trafficking.

There are many different causes for sex trafficking around the world depending on the country and economic status of each country. Often times, women are lured from countries with promises of a job or higher pay. Most of these women are from low economic backgrounds, improvised areas, war torn countries, or places with corrupt police forces (Bales 57). These women look for economic advantages when being promised a better life in another country. Woman may answer false job advertisements in magazines or newspapers for positions like nannies or housekeepers and many women also fall into the trap of fake modeling agencies. (Malia Perry)

Human trafficking is a worldwide issue, effecting millions of people every day. Trafficking controls a person through force, fraud and sexual exploitation. Human trafficking can affect a person in several ways. However 2 specific ways it can affect a person are: misjudged social standing in the community and having the freedom to live a safe and healthy life. The crime of human trafficking can effect up to 7 million+ people each year, these people can include men, woman, and young children. This is a thriving industry that continues to grow each and every year. (Malia Perry)

Many people are oblivious to how serious sex trafficking really...
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