Human Sexuality Summary
Roger R. Hock, Ph.D. is the author of the Human Sexuality textbook. The textbook is meant to gain a better understanding of the “psychological, biological, cultural and legal aspects of human sexuality,” as stated in the Human Sexuality textbook. The textbook also includes a chapter dedicated to prostitution; the chapter discusses all aspects of prostitution, including human trafficking, whether prostitution is a choice or not, and the contributing factors of becoming a prostitute.
The textbook is meant to reduce subjectivity on topics discussing sexuality and develop a better understanding and respect for sexual diversity. The author has credibility in writing this textbook because he is a professor …show more content…
However, her view of human trafficking could be subjective and biased because her experience may not be representative of others experience of human trafficking. The convention where Memey shared her testimony may further her credibility because the convention was held by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The UNODC is an international agency apart of the United Nations that was established in 1997. The international agency has had many years of experience with the issue of human trafficking and has an international campaign to end human trafficking as well; the Blue Heart Campaign by the UNODC works to encourage involvement and action to help end human trafficking and has been adopted by several countries all over the world, including Brazil, Lebanon and Mexico. Therefore, since the article was published by the UNODC, an agency with years of experience and credibility, the agency must believe that Memey 's testimony is representative of human trafficking victims and useful to evaluate as a …show more content…
Office on Drugs and Crime, n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.
This article discusses what exactly human trafficking is; also, it answers other questions surrounding the topic of human trafficking. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) stated the definition of human trafficking is “the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms coercion… for the purpose of exploitation.” The article also discusses the UNODC response to human trafficking.
The UNODC is an international agency that was established in 1997. The agency was established to handle issues concerning illicit drugs, transnational organized crime and terrorism, which includes human trafficking. The UNODC conducts research and analytical work to increase knowledge and understanding on human trafficking, and publishes annual global reports about human trafficking and ways to reduce it as well. Therefore, the UNODC is credible to define what human trafficking is and discussing strategies to combating it, because of its years of experience and data collected on human