No Matter Where In The World You Are, There Is Going To

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No matter where in the world you are, there is going to be some type of human trafficking going on in the dark, we need to bring this problem to light so we can help the victims reclaim their lives. Since the early ages, human trafficking has existed. According to Tsin Yen Koh (2016), “human trafficking has roots in the transatlantic slave trade of the sixteenth to nineteenth century, when an estimated 9.5 million people were transported from Africa by European slave traders to work in the colonies in North and South America” (para. 4). Gaye Clark, the author of “Is the problem of human trafficking exaggerated?” thinks human trafficking has become over-exaggerated as it has been brought to the world’s attention. She thinks that the more…show more content…
Adversely, as Clark used ethos, Koh took a different approach using logos in her article. Koh said, “The focus in the beginning was on sex trafficking, though labor exploitation and other forms of exploitation have received more attention recently. National governments and international organizations stepped up efforts to understand and counter human trafficking, resulting in enactment of the landmark UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (referred to as the Trafficking Protocol or Palermo Protocol) in 2000, as a supplementary protocol to the Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC)... As of 2015, there were 166 parties to the Trafficking Protocol” (para. 6). She also explains how the European Union is getting involved in the prevention of human traffickings, such as, “The European Union, for example, adopted a framework decision on combating trafficking in 2002. In 2012, it also adopted a new anti-trafficking directive and developed a five-year strategy to strengthen national legislation and law enforcement efforts against trafficking and to develop systems to better identify and protect victims of trafficking” (para. 8). Another example of how Clark and Koh are on opposing ends is how their tones are throughout their articles. While Clark has an accusing tone to her article, Koh uses a more informational approach. For example, Clark said, “Obtaining updated,

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