Why Is Modern Day Slavery Today

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In 1865, the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution ended the institution of slavery. Eventhough it was abolished, modern day slavery still exists and has evolved under a different appearance and is known as “Human Trafficking” in today’s society. It still harms people all around the world.
Slavery has been continueing for centruies and forces humans to work under bad conditions. Each year, thousands of people are trafficked across borders or internally, and exploited for cheap labor or sexual services. People are forced to work in factories, domestic work, agriculture. Children are taken away from their school life, education and used for child soldiers, child marriage and child domestic slavery. Even as a child, they are forced to work or any kind of thing that come to our mind. There are 10 millions children appointed, and more that we have not reached yet. Women are forced into prostitution, marriage, to work under hard conditions. There are estimated 40.3 million people in modern slavery all around the world.It is “modern-day slavery” with more slaves at work today than there has ever been at any point in history.

Today slavery came to a point that make it too dificult to prevent. There are many forms of trafficking, but one consistent
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We encourage everyone to keep in mind that human trafficking is a human rights violation; it is a crime against the dignity and integrity of an individual. It is the trading of human beings as commodities but it is still the third most profitable and fastest growing criminal activity in the world. There are 2.5 million people trafficked every year. About three out of every 1000 persons around the world are trafficked at any given point in time. Even with the advertisments on the television, we become slaves too. There are a lot to do to prevent this, but even a little step that you will do is a hope for those
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