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Human trafficking persuasive speech

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Sadie Politakis

on 12 April 2013

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What is being done about this? What is Human Trafficking? Human Trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act or sometimes forced labor. Human trafficking is a form of modern day slavery. Human trafficking is the world's 2nd largest criminal industry in the world. Houston is the number one city for human trafficking across the world. Most victims are between 12 and 16 years old and are usually obtained by kidnapping. Human Trafficking is exploitation of the youth. Victims of Human Trafficking Most vistims are children and teens. Females are more likely to be a target than males. There are many risks for the victims including, drug and alchohol addiction, broken bones, concussions, burns, traumatic brain injuries (may result in memory loss), STD's, sterility, miscarriages, forced abortions, and other diseases like TB and Hepatitis. Victims and survivors of human trafficking also claim that they are beaten and threatened by their pimps 2-3 times a day. Where Does Human Trafficking occur? Sex trafficking is most likely to occur in:
-strip clubs
-spas/ massage parlors
-modeling studios
-hotels Psychological effects on victims Human trafficking takes a great psychological toll on it's victims. Many psychological conditions occur such as, mind/body separation and disassociated ego states. D.I.D. (disassociated identity disorder), shame, greif, fear, distrust, self hatred, suicide & suicidal thoughts, high risk of PTSD, anxiety, depression, insomnia, physical hyper-alertness, and self horror Statistics of human trafficking in Europe and Asia facts about human trafficking In the United States, federal task forces have been created to address human trafficking. In an 18-month period between 2008 and 2010, there were 2,515 potential trafficking incidents investigated, leading to 389 confirmed incidents. The FBI runs a human-trafficking reporting service and hotline and also is part of the Human Smuggling Traffic Center, a multi-agency task force that monitors the trafficking of people. In the United Nations, more than 130 countries have signed or are party to the "U.N. Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children. A number of organizations exist that are specifically dedicated to stopping the trafficking and exploitation of persons.Plan USA, the Polaris project the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, and the CNN freedom project are all examples of these organizations. Human trafficking for labor can be found on:
-labor & construction sites The Polaris Project: A story about Human trafficking Conclusion Sources for info and pictures http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/human-trafficking/what-is-human-trafficking.html http://www.houstonrr.org/human-trafficking/what-is-human-trafficking/
http://www.crisisaid.org/ICAPDF/Trafficking/traffickstats.pdf http://www.houstonrr.org/human-trafficking/what-is-human-trafficking/
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