Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

1093 Words Dec 18th, 2014 5 Pages
You’re lying completely naked on a cold, cement warehouse floor, condensation building up, chained and shackled to a wall with hundreds of other women and children screaming and crying around you. You’re not quite sure how long you’ve been here by now; weeks, months, years. It all blends together. Your body is bruised and sore all over. You hear the sound of a door slamming and look up. All of a sudden, you feel someone grab your hair tightly and yank as you scream in protest. No one ever listens. They drag you across the cold, sweating floor in complete darkness as you writhe to be free of their clutch. They open a door and heave you across the room onto a cold, filthy, stained mattress on the floor. A man enters the room and you hear the sound of him bolting the door shut behind him. You already know what comes next, but you still close your eyes as tight as possible and wish it wouldn’t. The man violently and brutally rapes you for hours on end while you scream and cry. No one can ever hear you; no one ever will. Although there are many active steps being taken to prevent human trafficking, a modern day slavery, within the United States, it is still a prevalent issue and more work must be done.
It is not uncommon to think that sexual exploitation is the only form of human trafficking. Forced labor and organ harvesting are also fairly common types of human trafficking. Sex trafficking occurs when a trafficker exploits an adult or child for prostitution to (or) for work in…

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