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Human Trafficking: Political Responce

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Amy Hong

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Political Response By: Amy Hong
Period 3 Human Trafficking: SEX TRAFFICKING.—The term ‘‘sex trafficking’’ means the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex
act. - VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING AND VIOLENCE
PROTECTION ACT OF 2000 Legislative Aim at Criminals - Palermo Protocol does not addresses:
Economic incentives
Victims
Supply/Demand Fail the Victims Cannot protect victims:
- Low distribution of T Visas
- Violence from traffickers
- Family at home Causes - Victims lose faith in government
- Low report of abuse
- Low conviction rate
- Growth of Human Trafficking Industry Trafficking In Person (TIP) Creates a Tier System Corruption Protects Traffickers Hurts Victims Growth of Human Trafficking Executive Foreign Military Intervention "In each of our 3 test cases: Kosovo, Haiti, and Sierra Leone, we found strong support link between UN intervention and the emergence of human trafficking networks" (Smith et al.) Domestic Law Enforcement - Corrupt
- Law enforcement and the government benefit from human trafficking
- Uninformed of victims of human trafficking
- Convicts victims instead of traffickers Judicial/ Society's Views -(Tverdora) - 88% of respondent of a survey view trafficking as a poor way for a woman to earn money
- media portrays woman as"libido driven, lazy people, who choose prostitution"
- victims shunned from family and friends
- society unaccepting of victims return home - (Tverdora) Modern Slavery Works Cited Feingold, David A. "Human Trafficking." Foreign Policy 150 (2005): 26-32. Print.

Grady, Barbara. "Victims of Youth Trafficking in Oakland (Series Part 2) | Oakland Local." Oakland Local. N.p., 5 May 2010. Web. 15 May 2013.

One Hundred Sixth Congress of the United States of America. "Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000." H.R.3244 (2000): n. pag. Web. 31 Jan. 2013. <http://www.state.gov/j/tip/laws/61124.htm>.

Pearson, Erica. "Sex-trafficking Operations Expand outside of Queens into New York City Suburbs." NY Daily News. N.p., 12 May 2013. Web. 15 May 2013.

Smith, Heather M., and Charles A. Smith. "Human Trafficking: The Unintended Effects of United Nations Intervention." International Political Science Review 32.2 (2010): 125-45. Print.

Tverdova, Yuliya V. "Human Trafficking in Russia and Other Post-Soviet States." Human Rights Review 12.3 (2011): 329-44. Print.

"Vanityfair.com." Vanityfair.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 May 2013. SEX TRAFFICKING.—The term ‘‘sex trafficking’’ means
the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or
obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex
act. - VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING AND VIOLENCE
PROTECTION ACT OF 2000 - httpwww.nydailynews.comnew-yorksex-trafficking-horror-spreads-nyc-suburbs-article-1.1342182
- httpoaklandlocal.comarticleyouth-trafficking-part-2
-httpwww.vanityfair.compoliticsfeatures201105sex-trafficking-201105
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