Human Trafficking: A Global Concern teaser


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Human trafficking is often thought of as a taboo topic. People know it happens, yet there is very little done to prevent it. Within the United States only 10% of police stations are equipped to deal with cases of human trafficking. If the United States, of the largest distribution countries, is ill prepared, imagine what protocols third world countries have in place. Human trafficking is not a crime which discriminates against gender, race, economic status, or age; over 161 countries have also come forward stating that there have been incidents concerning human trafficking. In order to fully understand this horrific crime, it is important to understand the statistics, to understand the victims and their stories. There are offices, offices such as the Office of Higher Commissioner for Human Rights, which can help save these victims from a life of slavery. This White Paper offers enlightening information and insightful recommendations to help combat the traffickers in order to save millions of lives.

 

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White Paper Proposal 3 – Government


For my third white paper proposal, I am looking into government sources. For my governmental sources, I am looking into the United Nations, the European Union, and human rights policies in China. Looking over these governmental sites, it is clear that these countries are all operating with different focuses on human trafficking issues. Continue reading

Proposal 2: Who is benefiting from Human Trafficking?


In my first proposal, I primarily discussed the societal and governmental aspects of human trafficking. As you can probably assume, there is not much information concerning the business side because the majority of financial information is done through underground channels. For this proposal, I am going to focus on some of the information I found regarding where the money from human trafficking goes. Who uses it and who benefits from it.

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White Paper Proposal 1 – Human Trafficking


For my White Paper, I want to look at the policies surrounding Human Trafficking, both within the United States and world-wide. Human trafficking is the illegal trade of humans for the primary purpose of sexual exploitation or forced labor. It is a form of modern day slavery and affects every country. Human trafficking is one of the fastest and largest growing criminal industries. Continue reading