Human Trafficking Essay
Human trafficking is a growing problem in the world today, and will soon be the largest criminal industry in the world. …show more content…
The website www.thedaymygoddied.com gave a startling view at how bad the human trafficking industry is. Girls as young as seven are forced to have sex, and if they deny it, they are ruthlessly beaten. They are also threatened with death. There are three major ways that these young girls end up being trafficked. First, they could be sold into it by an elder family member. Secondly, they are often promised jobs and the start of a family if they go, and lastly, they are physically drug into it by the traffickers. Once these girls arrive in the brothels, run down prostitution houses, they are forced to begin making all the money they can for their owner. Some of the girls speak of having to take part in sex over twenty times a day. It is for this reason that the spread of the HIV virus is so massive, and that 80% of the trafficked girls in Bombay have HIV.
There are ways to help these girls, but it is not always easy. Some of the women who were formerly forced into the brothels are now becoming major aspects in saving many of these girls. A woman named Maili was trafficked at the age of 19, and now is risking her life to save girls through an underground railway. Another woman, Jyoti, lead a massive raid, getting two