Essay on Human Trafficking

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Human Trafficking
Valarie Plummer, William Halstead, Kipp Ferrebee, Makayla Gilliam, Talisha Winston
BSHS 302
September 19, 2001
Stephanie Chupein

Human Trafficking
Human trafficking is a complex problem that is affecting the world in the 21st century. It is a crime of exploitation of people who either willingly choose to be exploited because of poor economic conditions and of people who are the unwilling victims of criminal acts that force them to work as virtual slaves or prostitutes. It shouldn’t matter if the labor that is done by the exploited party is physical labor or prostitution; human trafficking is a serious violation of a person’s human rights. It is a modern form of slavery that should have no place in a modern,
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In exploiting humans it could include the prostitution of other individuals, or other forms such as sexual exploitation, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs, and forced labor or services. Also, Human Trafficking also can be known as the modern day slavery because people are profiting from control and exploitation of other individuals.
When we think of Human Trafficking, and where it originated from, we think about slavery, and how it was back in ancient times. Some may not think that back when the pilgrims were supposedly discovering America, and going over to Africa, and capturing and imprisoning Africans that it all was a form of Human Trafficking. Human Trafficking was also started and affiliated with war, and battles, where when someone is captured they were imprisoned or given to someone else, to work for them, without their consent. Some say that it goes back further to when the days they say that Jesus was alive, and how Babylonians were sold into slavery, to serve as servants, or for pleasure. Even though it can’t be pinpointed exactly when it originated it has

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