The Trafficking Of Human Trafficking Essay

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making it a very lucrative sector. When it comes to generating wealth there is no doubt international criminal will turn to human trafficking for sexual exploitations; Organizations like Dasra explains that
[the] reason why sex trafficking persists is straightforward: immense profitability with minimal risk. A net profit margin of over 70 percent makes sex trafficking one of the most profitable businesses in the world. It is becoming increasingly easy and inexpensive to procure, move and exploit vulnerable girls.
As stated before, victims of human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation come from countries with undeveloped economies and political and social tensions. Like in other industries, a supply and demand relationship pushes and encourages the trafficking of women and children across borders for the purpose of sexual exploitation and cheap labor. It may be hard to except it, but since the last century, the international sex trafficking business has increased in size with the age of sex slave victims decreasing in age. According to UNICEF, about two million children are subject of prostitution and other sexual exploitation in the global commercial sex trade with the average age ranging from 12 to 14 years old. Youths and women become enslaved in illegal prostitution and escort industries after traffickers offer them fake educational opportunities, better jobs, and escape from poverty lure them in other countries. Human trafficking has become a global…

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