Sex Trafficking Is The Fastest Growing Crime

1881 Words8 Pages
Sex trafficking is one to the fastest growing crimes in globally and internationally and becoming more prominent. This crime affects million and millions of lives, mostly because victims want to leave their current country. According to (UNODC, 2016), sex trafficking is the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of threat or use of forms of coercion, of abduction, of the abuse of power or of the giving or receiving of payments for the purpose of exploitation. Victims can be found anywhere rural, urban, suburban location, or on websites. There are many reasons why traffickers sell humans, but some are high demands and large profits. Naturally, most of us would not think that sex trafficking is happening right under our noses. But just think for a moment, a lot of the victims are exploited during major events held in different countries, the watching of pornographic movies and even the basic massages that many of us might enjoy. It is stated that, the U.S. State Development has estimated that approximately 600, 000 to 800,000 victims are trafficked annually across international borders worldwide and others estimates of global labor exploitation range from 4 million to 27 million. (ASPE, 2009). Even though these numbers may seem extremely high, there is the group of victims who are afraid to report the crime because of possibly fear of the victim, authorities not believing them or just mere since of embarrassment or

More about Sex Trafficking Is The Fastest Growing Crime

Open Document