The Wrong Cure For Sex Trafficking Analysis

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Amrita Biswas, Assistant Professor of the Dept. of History, works at the Hiralal Bhakat College in Birbhum, India. The article, “Human Trafficking Scenario in Bangladesh: Some Concerns” was published in Karimganj, Assam, India. In her article, she compared human trafficking to slavery, explaining the way humans feel the need to kidnap another person, taking away their freedom and dignity. Zach Weissmueller is from Ipswich, Massachusetts. There, he published the article, “The Wrong Cure for Sex Trafficking”. The article takes a much different approach to the reasoning and ways to end prostitution, and the ways to spread awareness. Biswas’ article about the ways human trafficking is wrong is the better argument because unlike Weissmueller who …show more content…
Traffickers will trick young women into believing they will have a job with money being awarded to them, when the reality is they are paid very little and are mistreated. Migrating a person from one country to another, like in Bangladesh, makes them more vulnerable to exploitation and abuse. Biswas explains that issues in the economy push people to move to different places, “Inconsistencies of global economy coupled with lack of viable economic opportunities often force people to migrate to a new land in search of a better life” (Biswas, 2015, p. 85). This is described as the push and pull …show more content…
Biswas wanted people to realize that human trafficking is a slavery business, and in order to end it, awareness needs to be spread. Zach Weissmueller proposed the idea that instead of trying to end it, to just make prostitution legal everywhere.
In Zach Weissmueller’s (2014) article, “The Wrong Cure for Sex Trafficking,” there is not a strong support for why he feels that prostitution should be made legal. One logos argument he makes is the idea that there is a very high demand for sex. He quotes the State Department report which said, “If there were no demand for commercial sex, sex trafficking would not exist in the form it does today” (Weissmueller, 2014, para. 1). While this is true, that doesn 't make prostitution okay. Many victims of human trafficking feel that the law trying to get involved makes them feel less safe, rather than

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