Awareness For Sex Trafficking Throughout Southeast Asia Essay

1157 Words Nov 3rd, 2015 5 Pages
Awareness for sex trafficking in Southeast Asia Every year and estimated 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked throughout the world, but sex trafficking is one of the worst in Southeast Asia. Since Southeast Asia doesn’t really recognize human trafficking laws, more and more people are being trafficked. Sex trafficking is becoming harder and harder to recognize, it is in many different forms and is sometimes hidden easily. When people are being trafficked, it violates two specific rights: article four, and five. Many people are trafficked, for many things and when they are trafficked it takes away their freedom and many times when the people being trafficked are sold, they are treated very inhumanely. Human trafficking is defined as “the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons by means of coercion, abduction, fraud or deception, for the purpose of exploitation.” (source 4) But Human Trafficking is getting harder and harder to recognize because it has been so modernized. Sex trafficking is being called modern slavery because of things like prostitution and gentlemen clubs; what’s really happening is being hidden behind the scenes (source 1). By saying sex trafficking is like modern day slavery it is proving my point that human trafficking is breaking article four. Since human trafficking is being called modern day slavery that proves that we need to put an end to it and that we need to find a way to help the authorities to better recognize…

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