Human Trafficking : A Largest And Fastest Growing Organized Crime

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Global human trafficking is one of the largest and fastest-growing organized crime in the world. 21 million people are enslaved today and 4.5 million are in the sex industry. The profit from trafficking in all configurations of exploitation and slavery is a total of $32 billion a year, and earnings from sex slavery to be nearly $10 billion. A significant number of people believe that slavery ended in 1863 but modern slavery still exists in every corner of the globe. Not just in remote areas of Asia and Europe but in our own nation. In America, there are 60,000 men, women, and children enslaved at this very moment. In Federal Bureau of Investigation 's recent statistics on human trafficking out of the top 13 cities California is the home of trafficking 3 being Los Angeles San Diego and San Francisco. Prevention of human trafficking is a daily phenomenon and people are trying to fight it everyday. It is as simple as walking down the street or on a vacation and one gets snatched away in a matter of seconds. Human trafficking has increased dramatically over the years meaning it is becoming a daily occurrence. Children are normally trafficked for commercial sexual exploitation putting males and females ages thirteen to fifteen in danger. Each one of them is forced into prostitution to later be sold to a pimp. The worst part is that less than one percent of sex trafficking victims are saved. These same factors allow traffickers to flourish and exploit kids from high schools and…

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