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Does the United States have an obligation to help citizens of other nations that are victims of human rights abuse? What is the issue in its current form? What is the history of this issue? Can human trafficking be prevented? What is the areas of the world are most concerned about the issues and why? Who are the key people/groups/organizations that are involved in this issue? What roles does each play in the issue? What is the issue in its current form? What is the United States' current position/policy regarding this issue and why? What is the history of the issue? Who are the key people/groups/organization that are involved with this issue? What role does each play in the issue? Which areas of the world are most concerned about the issue and why? My opinion What is the United States' current position/policy regarding this issue and why? Your opinion or answer to the research question: Statement opposing your opinion or answer to the research question: Why do you believe it is important to address this issue? Opposing Statement Sources? Why do you believe it is important to address this issue? Sources: Get Active in Fighting for Human Rights, Petitions, Groups & Request Materials: United for Human Rights. (n.d.). Get Active in Fighting for Human Rights, Petitions, Groups & Request Materials: United for Human Rights. Retrieved from http://www.humanrights.com/take-action/get-active.html

Human Rights. (n.d.). U.S. Department of State. Retrieved from http://www.state.gov/j/drl/hr/index.htm

Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the World, Social Justice & Human Rights Champion: United for Human Rights. (n.d.). Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the World, Social Justice & Human Rights Champion: United for Human Rights. Retrieved from http://www.humanrights.com/voices-for-human-rights/eleanor-roosevelt.html They are not our citizens
Their culture may be different than ours
Their countries government disagrees 12 - 27 million people are caught in one or another form of slavery
600,000 and 800,000 are trafficked internationally
Nearly three out of every four victims are women.
1/2 of modern-day slaves are children. Human rights is the notion that a human being has a set of inviolable rights simply on grounds of being human.
It started in England and it spread.
The world wars of the twentieth century then led to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The United States has an obligation to help citizens of other nations that are victims of human rights abuse.
Constitution
We are told that we should love thy neighbor and help others the way we want to be treated.
United States' golden image
Most powerful country that has a lot of influence
Secures peace
promotes the use of laws and democracies
Lessen crime and corruption everywhere
Prevent humanitarian crises. existed before the 1400
European slave trading started in Africa with the Portuguese
British joined in on the slave trade
The development of plantation colonies increased
1600s other countries became more involved in the European slave trade. Right thing to do
Also helps our country
Equality
Unselfish
Awareness
Stops human trafficking quicker
Some NEED our help No Peace Without Justice
International Service for Human Rights
International Society for Human Rights
Human Rights Foundation
Every Human Has Rights

they are groups/organizations committed on having human rights world wide. Their are many people in this group and with more and more joining them the bigger the impact their will be. The U.S. Government is strongly committed
The Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000
Enhances pre-existing criminal penalties
Affords new protections to trafficking victims
Makes available certain benefits and services to victims
It also establishes a Cabinet-level federal interagency task force
Establishes a federal program to provide services to trafficking victims.
Further enhance efforts www.dreamprojectfoundation.org-To both prevent and inhibit trafficking through working at the ground level, generating awareness, educating, and influencing local or national policy.
www.unodc.org-UNODC launches campaigns and raises money to raise awareness of drugs and crime problems
www.pathnky.org-To help and protect victims of human trafficking,And work with governments around the world to stop the practice of human trafficking.

 Southeast Asia (the Mekong region including Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Myanmar/Burma),
South Asia (the Indian subcontinent, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka), the former Soviet Republics (Russian Federation, Ukraine, Moldova, etc.).

Most of the victims come from poor countries, such as the ones listed above that are concerned for their citizens lives
Many countries serve as transit countries Human trafficking is morally wrong
Nobody should be sold, or held against their will.
You're taking someones freedom away
Against their constitutional right
We need to put an end to human trafficking Human trafficking in my opinion can be stopped. We already have many laws that have been issued to stop it. We have many non government organizations to build awareness. If the enforcements gets a little tighter and all countries are on board I think we could be on the right path.
In 2000, United Nations launched the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
Start Freedom, a global project run in conjunction with the UN that aims to engage and raise awareness among young people
A project at the moment is Active Communities against Trafficking (ACT), which aims to bring together members of a community under the umbrella of an ACT group Sheldon, M. (n.d.). Can Human Trafficking Be Stopped? All Articles RSS. Retrieved from http://volunteering.knoji.com/can-human-trafficking-be-stopped/

Dearnley, R. (n.d.). UN Chronicle - Prevention, Prosection and Protection - Human Trafficking. UN News Center. Retrieved from http://www.un.org/wcm/content/site/chronicle/home/archive/issues2010/empoweringwomen/humantraffickingppp

Chestnut, P. (n.d.). 10 Ways You Can Help Stop Human Trafficking More Than Rice Human Trafficking Book by Pamala Kennedy Chestnut. More Than Rice Human Trafficking Book by Pamala Kennedy Chestnut. Retrieved from http://www.morethanrice.com/blog/10-ways-you-can-help-stop-human-trafficking http://www.humanrights.com/take-action/online-petition.html “Do what you feel in your heart to be right—for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.” —Eleanor Roosevelt Human trafficking cannot be prevented or stopped.
Some of them are desperate
Tighter border control cannot always happen
It takes a long time to find the men who run human trafficking
Fearful to be charged with prostitution
Too big of an issue Democratic Countries because they know that humans are born with those rights and that the rights should be demonstrated everywhere
First World Countries because they may have the power to do something about this issue Not out citizens to worry about
interfering with their culture
Cause a war between countries
War = Money Already fighting for human rights in different countries, for example Libya
Their policy is to coordinate human rights activities with important allies, including the EU, and regional organizations
Promotes the Universal Declaration of human rights
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