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Human Trafficking in Africa
Transcript of Human Trafficking in Africa
. Human Trafficking in Africa is a
bad thing because it's illegal, a lot of it
is for drugs and money, and it's modern day slavery.
"Trafficking characteristics are intertwined with violence directed at females and children" -Joy Ngozi
Un Special Rapporteur on Trafficking.
Why Is it Illegal?
. It's illegal because people try to spread diseases. It's also illegal because it's modern day slavery.
Why do people want drugs and money for humans?
. People want to get money from Human Trafficking because they need money or they "need" the drugs.
. A 21 year old female says that she was beat, stabbed, and starved till she was 20.
She was trafficked when she was 15 years old.
. Human Trafficking started in the 1400's with the Europeans and British.
. Men and kids started being trafficked for sex in 1949.
Pass on H.I.V, aids and other bad diseases.
. Sex and slavery.
. To violate people's life's
For drugs and other illegal things.
. Since 1924 girls that are ten or younger have been trafficked for sex.
"Trafficking of persons is linked to poverty." -H.E. James Victor Gbeho Presedent of the economic of West Aftican States.
"More and more traffickers are active every day." -Abdullahi Yola General of the Nigerian Government.
. 600,000-800,000 men , women, and children get trafficked every day.
. Trafficking is the second worst crime in the world.
. 80% of women have been trafficked in Africa.
5 key situations:
. People are so poor that they are selling themselves.
. People with diseases try to spread it to kids and adults.
. The gender discrimination is very high.
. The economy is unstable.
. Lack of reasonable and realistic prospects.
. Thai military was accused of trafficking Rohingya refuges.
. Most trafficking is for sex.
. Sex trafficking spreads and starts diseases like HIV/AIDS, small pox, and other bad diseases.
Solutions tried by others:
. People have taken the people that traffick hostage and have let the people that were trafficked free.
. People have tried killing people who traffick.
. A lot of people have been arrested for trafficking because it is illegal.
"It's a crime that has been hidden for a very long time."-Elizabeth Fildes specialist of child saftey.
Why the issue is important:
Human Trafficking is important because people are dying and being trafficked right now and barely anyone knows about it.
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Human Trafficking in Africa
By: Zach Swintz, Tanner Gardner, Jamary Brewer
This is the orginization we will donate to!!!
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