The Problem Of Human Trafficking

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We lived in the world where our environments have been contaminated by some series of behaviors which affects the society in different norms such as poverty, discrimination, homelessness and others. It is true that climatic change has a possibility of making and leading large numbers of individuals to experience severe strains, but most strains are blamed on other people or individuals. We can see this situation mostly in the environment and areas where there is poverty and when people are unable to find relief either because they cannot count on the government for help. As Agnew and Kaufman (2010) suggested, “that these type of conditions are conducive to the development of beliefs and values favorable to crime.” As a transnational crime, one of the topics of great concern to me is human trafficking. The United States is one of the leading countries in which human traffickers seek out women and children as their targets. . A child being taken from a parent is a parent’s worst nightmare. Sadly, the horror of one’s child missing isn’t the worst outcome of child abductions. Studies have shown that in 40% of child abductions the child is killed, and 4% of those end with the child never being recovered (Brown, & Robert, 2007). While the death of a child is a horrific outcome, some may find it to be a better alternative to a child being kidnapped with the soul intention of sex trafficking.
Human trafficking is the acquisition of people by improper means such as force, fraud or
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