Human Trafficking Is A Global Phenomenon

902 WordsFeb 6, 20154 Pages
In a world with a little over 6 billion people, 27 million of them suffer from the injustice of human trafficking. Freedom. It 's the thing we as all human being 's strive for in life. The one thing we should all be promised when put into this world. To think that slavery is something that is over and done with would be an ignorant statement. Slavery is still happening at this very moment, just under our noses. When we think of slavery we recall the African American slave trade that had presumably been abolished sometime ago, not something that still is around today, this time involving anyone. Imagine yourself in a life where you had no say in your actions. Human trafficking is a problem and needs to be taken seriously. Human trafficking is a global phenomenon that manifests in the form of sex trafficking, bonded labor, and organ trafficking. In sex trafficking, women and children are merely reduced to the status of a gratifying sexual commodity. Innocent victims are kidnapped and forced into work for money, by underground businesses. Many are oblivious to the initial idea of human trafficking and are unaware of it 's harm. There are over thirty million slaves in the world today, 80% are women, half of those being children. There are 184 countries involved in this and America is one of them. There are two categories for for Human trafficking, victims who are brought here unwillingly or willing smuggled here illegally then forced or sold into trafficking. Human
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