The Federal Protection Act Essay examples

785 Words Oct 23rd, 2015 4 Pages
There are many social ills that is plaguing our society as a whole, but the focus of the topic to be investigated is human trafficking. Everyone could come to a unanimous understanding that it is nearly impossible to eradicate human trafficking from our contemporary society; however, some initiatives could be taken to greatly ameliorate this nefarious practices in our society. Also, there is a consensus that prostitution is illegal in every jurisdiction in the U.S., except in Nevada where it is strictly regulated. As a result, it is being fused with sex trafficking. The enactment of the Federal protection Act (TVPA) in 2000, define Sex Trafficking as “The recruitment, harboring, transporting, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of commercial sex act.” Despite the fact that the legal age to work here is 14 years old, and the age of consent in all of states in U.S is 16-18 years. The TVPA classify anyone who works as a sex worker, who is under the age of 18 years old, as a “Child victim of trafficking” because the individual is not fully an adult to make that conscious decision. This document will serve a framework for our video. From the definition of Human trafficking, it is evident and conspicuous that Human trafficking could presents itself in many forms such as the newly reinvented style of slavery (domestic servitude), children coerced into prostitution (also the use of minors being for sexual exploitation; pornography and forced into…

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