Consequences Of Sex-Trafficking

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“Sex-Trafficking” is a very complex and layered phenomenon. Critically evaluate some possible explanations for it's continued prevalence and seeming invincibility to regulation and control.

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It is now as lucrative in the black market as smuggling drugs. It is today representing a major problem in our society as it has become an international enterprise perpetrated by organised criminal groups, similar to that of smuggling illegal immigrants. Even if smuggling and trafficking have similar traits, as both entitle the illegal movement of people for profit, either within or across national boarders; there is a fundamental difference between the two activities. It is important to distinguish smuggling from trafficking in order to establish more accurate database on trafficking flows, trends and volume. Both of these illegal activities have been for a long time confused and still are. It is only recently that the UN provided an international common definition of the phenomenon. The major difference is that in many cases illegal immigrants smuggled out of their country to another, end up being free as soon as they repay their smugglers. On the other hand, trafficked people are held in slave-like conditions and are deceived and forced into prostitution , other forms of sexual exploitation or forced labour. Such slavery and violation of human rights which affect adults, children, men and mostly women in the case of sex-trafficking is drastically increasing around the world. Increased economic globalization and …show more content…
Such an issue is a very complex layered phenomenon which is not easy to resolve or even harder to define. Discussions remain debated at the moment about to what extent we consider a person to have been sex-trafficked. They're still nowadays a disagreement on the subject, about what differentiates trafficking from prostitution. Nevertheless, legislative gaps in different EU states remain and the lack of common regulation is allowing traffickers to make considerable profits on the back of vulnerable women and children, at low risk. By all means, strategies aimed at trafficking should focus on trafficking and the criminal nature of this activity and those involved in this conduct rather than on the activity of the victims of trafficking. To my own point view, legislations should focus more on the demand and educate the buyers as much as they do attempt to educate potential victims. It is important to let them know what they are feeding. Perhaps, the EU should consider to put into place campaigns that target clients to consider the legality of the women they visit . Or even from a more extreme point of view sanction buyers like we punish traffickers .There is many ways to reduce world wide trafficking of persons for sex-exploitation but the most immediate is

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