Human Trafficking in the United States

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Human Trafficking in United States


This essay will concentrate on the two types of trafficking and how America has over looked the problem all of these years. Those two types of tracking are labor and sex trafficking. The laws that have changed concerning human trafficking have changed in the last few years. A young frighten lonely girl has run away from home. What wait for her out in the big bad world is abuse, torture, and intimidation? A man will observe her and when he talks to her he will seem very compassionate. This poor unsuspecting child has no idea that this kind understanding man is in charge of the largest human trafficking type in the United States. The type of human trafficking is called “sex trafficking”. This girl is one of many that will be forced into the sex trade. Thousands of girls are trafficked every year. Human trafficking is the modern day slavery and the officially authorized procedures that are being taken to neutralize the loss of anymore defenseless women and children.

Human Trafficking in United States
Sex Trafficking
The first type of human trafficking is called sex trafficking. Most people don’t even consider the thought Americans exploiting adolescent girls in their home town. Many women and young females are captured, coerced or deceived into a world of abuse and sexual assault. When we hear the words "sex trafficking," as Americans we immediately think of women and children overseas who are being forced into the sex trade or who are brought into the United States for the purpose of sexual exploitation (Furndt, 2011). It is critical to understand that even independent of being in the sex trade, women and girls are vulnerable to sexual exploitation through forced sexual acts. In other words, there are cases of women in domestic labor, personal service, restaurant, hotel, agricultural, and other segments of the work force where women have been sexually assaulted...
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