The efforts and policies put into place by variousgovernments and nations have been working together to try and end humantrafficking. This is a long and ongoing battle and will take time to diminish.Human trafficking has been going on for many, many years. Even before many ofus were born. It will be a long and hard battle to fight against humantrafficking. We may never fully get rid of it but as long as citizens and thegovernment continue to fight against this issue we may take a least a few stepsforward to combat and get rid of human trafficking and end modern-day humanslavery.
As you may have seen on the news and read about in thenewspapers, human trafficking is rapid throughout many countries. Thesecountries are all working together to prevent human trafficking. In the UnitedStates the United Nations Convention created a document against Transnationalorganized crime in which states that sign it agree to do whatever it takes tocombat any and all types of organized crime that are committed in any nation.Also, the United States writes up and publishes a yearly report that providesinformation that will help countries know where their resources are needed mostto help diminish and hopefully one day completely abolish human trafficking.The U.S.
government has also implemented an anti-trafficking policy to betterhelp this issue. The trafficking of humans greatly affects their firstamendment rights such as freedom of speech. They are forced by others inhumanand sickening actions to be committed into what could be called as modern-dayslavery. Forced to provided services and work jobs that they do not want todo. Women, men and children are all usedfor labor without their consent.
They are not allowed to choose if they want toprovide the labors that they are forced to do. They are treated as animals soto speak which shows they do not have any type of human rights. HumanTrafficking occurs when someone takes a person or multiple people and holdsthem captive to commit forced services. This horrible action occurs in manyplaces, one being in Thailand. The victims of human trafficking are often foundin places such as clothing production facilities, housekeeping, and the marineindustry such as fishing and seafood. Human trafficking is a significant issueinvolving not only women but also men and children taken from their jobs and offof the streets.