Human Trafficking

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Human Trafficking involves abducting and moving the victim against his or her will. Human trafficking is caused by the dangers of being in a foreign country and poverty. Both of these causes have the same effect: being a victim in human trafficking. Foreign vacationing or wanting to work in a foreign country is very common, but many people do not know the dangers of it.

Many people every year hope to go on vacation or dream about living on an island in a foreign country, but they do not understand the dangers in it. Foreigners are very easy to spot out, and that’s how traffickers get their hands on unsuspecting women and children. The traffickers stake out and sometimes drug the victims before they abduct them. Some traffickers only abduct women and some only abduct children."Spotters," paid to watch for attractive women on vacation as potential sex slaves could guide them into a bar to be drugged and then out into a waiting car and boat for transportation to mainland or island bordellos.”( Flocco) Another case involves a young girl Viola, who was 13 and from Albania. Viola started dating a 21 year old man Dilin from Italy. They started to get serious, and when Dilin asked to marry her, they moved to Italy where Viola wanted to go. They had their life basically planed out; he told her that he could get a job from his cousins. Everything seemed perfect until she realized what she got herself into. “Dilin locked her in a hotel room and left her, never to be seen again.” (U.S. Department of State) Numerous men entered the room and began to physically abuse Viola. Then, they sexually assaulted her (U.S. Department of State). Viola was informed by the leader that Dilin had sold her and that if she did not obey him, she would be killed. During the next week, Viola was assaulted both physically and sexually. Viola was then sold a second time to someone who hit her head so badly she lost vision for two days. She was told if she didn't work as a...
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