Living in a Modern Day Slavery Essay
Human trafficking a prohibited crime, that has been around since biblical times, all these men, woman and even children have …show more content…
(Magnier+Dixon, 2013, p.A.3)
Human trafficking happens everywhere, including Canada, and the United States. It's a vast problem all around the world with more and more victims being trapped each and every day, and not speaking out. Which is what makes it an illegal worldwide complication. Human trafficking is also a violation of human rights. Human trafficking is a huge violation of human rights. Human trafficking victims are often beat, raped and are forced drugs. According to Sold into Slavery; “Upon arrival the slave will often be beaten or raped into submission. Her captors seize her passport and documents, rendering her persona non grata, without identity, status or right. These women and girls will work without rest, night and day, seven days a week for years.They will endure rape, disease, physical and emotional abuse and forced abortions. Many will be given drugs, some when no longer profitable, simply disappear never heard of again.” (Tran, 2007, para.14)
An example of this would be Savita Debnath, she was taken from Eastern India and promised a cleaning job, in New Delhi. When she was brought into New Delhi she was forced into forced labour; “I worked from 6am until mid-night or 1am, when a dish burned she slapped me many times.