Effects Of Sex Trafficking In America

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Sex Trafficking in America:
How it Really Affects Our Economy The author of Bloodborne Connections, Gladys Lawson, states, “Rape is a vicious thing. It’s not gentle or considerate. To the recipient it 's violent & painful.” Sex trafficking is the modern form of slavery, as it is the selling of minors- mainly females- to consumers for sex, however it is done “under-the-table” so it goes unnoticed in the economy. Sex trafficking is considerably rape, because it is forced upon the recipient and if the daily quota is not reached, the traffickers act violently on the women to teach her a lesson. In the economy sex trafficking is around 1,611 cases in 2014. Sex trafficking should be eradicated from the economy, and it needs to have justice served to the “pimps” or the people who traffic the women. In perspective, humans are trafficked for one’s gain, even though the recipient is getting abused, and it is all for the love of money. “THE TRAFFICKING VICTIMS PROTECTION ACT (TVPA) 2000: A POLICY ANALYSIS”- This article continues to talk about how little sex trafficking is noted in the domestic environment. It
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On this injustice it goes unnoticed on a domestic region, instead it focuses moreover on the international regions, which yes is still horrible, but attention needs to go to our country, before trying to fix these foreign issues. The issue of sex trafficking is not just prostitution, it is the fact that the victims are silent and cannot do anything. This action of being silenced leads to the bigger issue of victims getting punished by the law, not just the traffickers! In our economy, it leads to unregulated-black market business- which not only changes the status of our economy, but also the well-being of these victims with contagious diseases. While yes it is the modern form of slavery, the estimate is “27 million people are held captive” (Pacific

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