Human Dignity And The Inalienable Rights Of Every Person

1251 Words May 1st, 2015 6 Pages
When Europeans began to colonize the New World at the end of the 15th century, they were well aware of the institution of slavery. Slavery has been a part of human society since its beginning and it continues to increase today. This kind of activities continues to growth in today’s society in different forms every country in the world. Mostly women are forced to practice prostitution, children and adults may be required to work in farming or factories producing goods for global corporate companies, sometimes all the members of the family are required to work without receiving pay and they continue being in debt; or young girls are obligated to get married with older men, these illegal practices still exist in our contemporary world. For more than two centuries, the United States has worked to advance the cause of freedom. Still, our society remains imperfect, and our people have more work to do to maintain these values. At home and around the globe, we must continue to fight for human dignity and the inalienable rights of every person. In the past Sexual trafficking became a growing issue in the United States of America as well as in developing countries around the globe. In the United States of America inheritance of slavery exists from the early seventeenth century. On the other hand, the period of American slavery started from the fourteenth century, while the rich empires from Spain and Portugal started to take into custody Africans for enslavement in Europe. When…
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