Speech About Modern Day Slavery Essay

850 Words Dec 17th, 2016 4 Pages
Speech About Modern-Day Slavery

Human trafficking is a sugarcoated word for modern-day slavery. It happens everywhere, and to everyone. It is still not a topic that world leaders discuss today because they do not see it as a big issue, but unfortunately it is bigger than we think.
Children, at the age of seven get married off to older men, because sometimes their family sees the girl as a burden or they need money to feed their other family members. Most of the children get sold from one man or woman to another. That is one of the reasons why we need to fright poverty together because without poverty no one will be thinking about selling their own flesh and blood, so they have an acres to feed other family members, Some of the children can end up as prostitutes because they build a bad connection to their trafficker, which is build up on fright and mistrust. They do not dare to seek help from the people around them, because trust is not in their vocabulary.
Some of the children are lucky enough to escape their brutal fate, but not all of them are. Trafficking does not only happen to children, it happens to older men and women too. Men and women who want to feed their family. It happens to transsexual people, because their family thinks that they are a burden and a shame to their family, because their “choice” is not a “phase” which many people think it is. That is why we need to fight and stand together for a good education, because we have to educate people and let them…

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