Human Trafficking : The Issue Around The Globe

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"People were created to be loved, things were created to be used. The reason the world is in chaos is because things are being loved and people are being used". This is a statement by anonymous, and it is a statement that rings all too true for many adults and children being used in human trafficking. Human trafficking is a topic that too many in society ignore, and it is arguably that ignorance that serves as a bigger conundrum than the topic itself. Human trafficking, also known as slavery, is when humans are sold to the highest bidder at an auction or used in businesses as slaves, and all too often these slaves are used for sexual purposes. Roughly 79% of slaves are sexually exploited according to The United Nations Protocol against Trafficking in Persons. Dictionary. Reference defines a sex slave as a person who is forced into prostitution and held against their will. Sex trafficking is a major issue around the globe, for no matter how diverse cultures may seem they all share the common horror of sex slavery which results in grave violations in human rights. Being a global problem that creates a common factor in nearly all cultures, one would expect humanity to be able to spot the sign of a slave or even know what’s going on and help solve the crisis, but conversely people have shunned the topic of slavery and try not to even think about it. How ignorant people have become is the real problem, for if more people were aware of the issue then more people would be willing
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