Sex Trafficking: Modern Slavery

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“Sex trafficking is a form of modern slavery that exists throughout the United States and globally.” This world today is filled with people who sex traffic young and older girls. In most cases girls are forced into slavery. They can be bought and sold throughout the United States. Victims of sex trafficking can be citizens, foreign countries, women, men, children. Sex traffickers usually target people who are more vulnerable. Such as runaway and homeless children, as well as victims of domestic violence, sexual assault.

Many victims become involved with someone who then forces them into prostitution.

Others are lured in the promises of jobs, things they are mostly interested in. Sex traffickers will do anything to get you to do what
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Traffickers and pimps are moving their business off the streets and onto the Internet for the world to see. Pornography comes from the Greek words porne meaning “prostituted woman” or “prostitution”. Some people see pornography as amusing or entertaining. They believe it’s not a serious issue that happens in America. As individuals who seek to oppose sex trafficking, we must understand the outbreak of pornography. “According to Shared Hope International’s report on the demand for sex trafficking, pornography is the primary gateway to the purchase of humans for commercial …show more content…
While some traffickers make their victims’ work in sex trade, others a forced to work in other types of labor. Such as domestic servitude or factory work.

Domestic servitude is also a major part in modern slavery today. It’s a special category for sex trafficking. The plight of domestic workers such as maids, housekeepers and child care givers. “Visas normally require that domestic service workers remain with their original employer or face deportation.” This makes them afraid to report their abuse. In western Nepal, twenty-five thousand young girls were sold by their parents for littler than thirty dollars. Nearly a quarter million of children mostly young girls are forced to work with no pay in major Haitian cities.

Polaris joined United Kingdom’s Government in announcing that the modern slavery hotline for the UK will launch in 2016. Polaris is a global anti-sex trafficking organization based in Washington D.C. They are the national sex trafficking resource center hotline for the United States. Google is giving away one million dollars for the UK hotline to start up. The United Kingdom and United States are determined to end modern slavery today and bring the trafficker to

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