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    Human Trafficking in the United States In the United States human trafficking occurs more often than the people of this country are aware. The United States alone serves as one of the common grounds for human trafficking and most do not realize trafficking happens right under our noses. Human trafficking happens within all genders, ages and races; some using this as sexual identification. Elaborating on gender, age and races there is a dysfunctional system between all three including the type…

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    Research Justification Globally, 27 million humans of both genders and a range of ages are enslaved (Adams, 2014). In the US, 17,500 humans are brought in each year “as victims of human trafficking” (Human Trafficking Ed., n.d.). Sadly, this number is actually estimated to be higher at 60,000 per year in the US (Human Trafficking Ed., n.d.). The Wake County sector of The Salvation Army points out that while drugs can be sold once, humans can be sold repeatedly (Adams, 2014). Not only does…

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    Human trafficking is rapidly increasing around the world due to increased supply and demand. This illicit trade is hidden within the massive movement of people through migration. The increase in supply is due to globalization causing an increase in economic and demographic imbalance between the developed and developing world. Globalization has increased tourism which has enabled pedophiles to travel and many of them to engage in sex tourism. The expansion of trafficking resulted from the…

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    heard of Human Trafficking? Most people haven’t, but it’s a very important issue in our society. This happens in many countries, but most will deny that this is a problem in their country. Asia is a common place for human trafficking, but it can happen anywhere. It is easy for a predator to snatch someone from the streets; in most places it is very common to see trafficking happening on a regular basis. Some girls/women are not only abused, but they are sold for prostitution for men. Human…

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    problem of human trafficking is being noticed. Human trafficking is a wide spread problem that can include anything from sex trafficking, to labor trafficking, even the trafficking of organs. Each country is graded and assessed for funding and placed into a tier system. The countries can be placed in tier 1 (receives maximum funding), tier 2, tier 2 watch list, or tier 3 (receives the least funding) which tells how well those countries are protecting, preventing, and prosecuting human…

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    misconception of human trafficking is that it is same or very similar to smuggling. Those who are “smuggled” into a country are doing so by their own free will, without coercion. Human trafficking victims don’t have to be shipped anywhere internationally to still be “trafficked”. Since they are being captured or coerced into slavery, it is against their free will, therefore wildly different from smuggling. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, Human trafficking is a…

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    markets, or large areas. Prevalent in Argentina is human trafficking, which frequently occurs amongst young women who are already exposed to poor living conditions, and who live in poverty. These young women, in most cases, are in general town areas such as markets, town squares, or in stores with their mothers when they are kidnapped by local gangs in Argentina, only to never be seen again. The excess number of cases dealing with human trafficking closely relates to the fact that Argentina is…

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    Human Trafficking is the 3rd most profitable form of illegal trafficking and is a major issue across the world, found primarily in developing countries (Gustafsson, 2014). Every country is affected by trafficking of some form and none go unsacred (Gustafsson, 2014). Most trafficking originates in eastern Asia (Gustafsson, 2014). Smuggling and corruption take place within the industry and countries involved. Each year many women, kids, and men go missing from their homes to be sold and exploited…

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    Human trafficking has been a huge issue around the world, even in the United States. We don’t even know the full extent of the issue. A large percentage of victims don’t even report being “apart” of human trafficking because of the consequences that they might face; for example, being charged with prostitution. The Department of Homeland Security define human trafficking as a “modern-day form of slavery involving the illegal trade of people for exploration or commercial gain.” Sex trafficking…

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    modern day slavery. Human trafficking, a growing issue due to geography and demand, that effects not only the individual but the community at large. The location and amount of people that pass through Houston is the reason why it is such a focal point for trafficking. Studies show that a quarter of all of the US' trafficking takes place in Texas, and Houston is the hub spot. This is because Houston being so close to the I-10 corridor, which is the United States' most used trafficking…

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