Slavery: The Issue Of Human Trafficking In The United States

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History repeats itself, back in the 1800;s slavery was a big part of the americans way of life and now two hundred years later slavery 2.0 is growing faster than ever.

In 2015 the world still isn 't as perfect as predicted many years ago, there are still many problems that challenge the human race but more specifically slavery. Yes slavery is still an issue but now its more commonly known as human trafficking. Human trafficking is the kidnapping of women to be prostitutes. Many sick individuals will pay high amounts of money to have sex with virgins, young beautiful women, or women from other countries. Almost every country is involved with trafficking with either buying or selling women. Victims come from all over the world if there
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Most women are forced into this industry but for others its their only form of work. Trafficking is more common in cities like New York but can happen anywhere especially with black market websites. “THE biggest forum for sex trafficking of under-age girls in the United States appears to be a Web site called Backpage.com” (Kristof). With the help of big powerful people being behind the website the government or authorities have had trouble stopping their business. Similar businesses exist along the U.S. and Mexican border, where men of all ages and races will pay large amounts of money to sleep with young girls and women from all over the world. In the United States Human traffick is illegal as of 2000 but numerous companies still get away with it due to how the business works. Also Ngozi Kamalu mentions “Human trafficking is a modern form of slavery. It is tied with the illegal arms industry as the second-largest criminal industry, after drug trafficking, in the world today, and it is the fastest growing. ” (Kamalu). All of these companies all over the world use very similar strategies involving drugs, target profiles, similar living arrangements which makes it very …show more content…
in the United States one of the most common organization is the National Human Trafficking Resource Center. They have both a hotline to call if any suspicious activity is noticed or a website that gives information on human trafficking. in third world countries they have many small anti-trafficking activist who help with the problem locally. “The Global Fund to End Slavery, will seek grants from donor governments and part-fund national strategies developed by public-private partnerships in countries in which bonded labour is common” (Kamalu) this is another organization built to help countries all over the world fight human

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