Women Trafficking for Prostitution

Topics: Human trafficking, Slavery, Prostitution Pages: 3 (876 words) Published: July 2, 2013

          Trafficking in human beings is a gross violation of human rights, a modern day form of slavery and an extremely profitable business for organized crime. USAID (as cited in Asma, 2006) states people are annually bought and sold as prostitutes, domestic workers, sex slaves child labourers and child soldiers are between 700,000 to 4 million of people. Most of people thought that it is not a serious issue and they do not give full awareness about this matter. Did you think at least once about the people who are in that situation? A suffer that they felt? How about if one of our family members is in that situation? Trafficking of women is a social problem, which needs arising awareness about its negative impacts. Although human trafficking gives profit to the trafficker, there are some disadvantages towards the victims.           One of the advantages towards the trafficker is they can generate money by selling people. When they are doing human trafficking, they will get a great salary because the victims will be bid by the buyers with a higher price even though it is a illegal work. Based on a movie Taken (2008), Kim was kidnapped by the trafficker and she was sold to the buyer with the highest price which is $500,000. Even nowadays, men, women and children are trafficked for forced labour and commercial sexual exploitation. According to the movie Taken (2008), it shows that young women went for travels are catch by a local citizen who pretends to be nice with them. Then, they were kidnapped and forced to be a prostitute. The traffickers do not have humanity and morality. Just because of money, they did not think about the effects towards the victims. In short, although this activity is illegal, the traffickers still commit this crime in order to generate money.           Although human trafficking has its positive effects, this crime also gives negative effects especially towards the women who...

References: Asma Hussain. (2006). Trafficked women: Sex trafficking, involuntary prostitution and their effects.      
          Retrieved September 10, 2012, from http://www.cwru.edu/med/epidbio/mph p439/Human_  
Raymond (March 2001). Sex Trafficking Of Women In The United States. Retrieved September 10, 2012,  
          from http://www.uri.edu.artsci/wms/hughes/sex traffus.pdf
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