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Human Trafficking. An overview

Essay 2016 6 Pages

Sociology - Miscellaneous

Summary

Human trafficking can be defined as recruiting, transporting, transferring and harboring people against their will by the use of coercion for the purpose of forced labor, slavery, and prostitution. Human trafficking is a heinous multi-billion transnational trade and can be graded as second to international drug trafficking in reference to organized crimes. It is an expanding evil annihilating community and depriving of the naivety of the world’s youth. This practice is a version of slavery in the modern world.

To end human trafficking, various institutions in the society have to work together. They include individuals, community leaders, law enforcement officers and lawmakers. They should enforce existing laws against human trafficking, amend and come up with new and better laws. They should also assist survivors and victims’ by providing them with counseling for them to cope with life. Creation of awareness on the issue and human rights is also important. Governments should also eliminate the situations that lead to human trafficking.

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Pages
6
Year
2016
File size
554 KB
Language
English
Catalog Number
v337848
Grade
95
Tags
human trafficking

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