Persuasive Essay On Human Trafficking

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How much do you think you are worth? Do you have a price? Does anybody have a price? So do you think that it is ok to be sold for an average of less than $100? To be sold for labor or sex? That is exactly what human trafficking is, the illegal movement of people, typically for forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation. Human trafficking is usually overlooked compared to cancers, illnesses, and world hunger but it is the third largest international crime industry. Yet people never see a commercial asking for donation to save a person from being sold. If you thought slavery ended in 1865, you need to think again. There are thirty million slaves in the world today with 600,000 to 800,000 people being trafficked each year. In the U.S. the average age for being sold is twelve to fourteen-years-old with about 80% of those people being women used for sexual exploitation and laborers. That is just in the U.S., people are being sold at ages starting from a few months old to thirty-years and older.…show more content…
Not For Sale is a charity that helps to stop and limit human slavery and help those who have been through it. Usually these victims are used, starved, and abused and Not For Sale helps rebuild and protect them. They serve in forty countries, from Hungary to Somalia to the Ukraine. So far they have protected, equipped and empowered 4,469 people. All of them receiving safety, stability, and preventive education, education and skill building and or opportunities for dignified work. They provide the basic and urgent needs for sirvivors and establish safety measures in high risk communities. There are two hundred survivors of exploitation in safe housing, three thousand families reached through the awareness campaigns, have built five hundred educational workshops, and much more. They have partnered up with companies in eleven countries to fight modern slavery and one million products are sold for funding for this charity from these

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