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Human Trafficking

Posted 06-25-2008 at 10:18 AM by Acevaz


I was watching a movie last night on human trafficking. I know it was a movie but the events portrayed is happening in real life and not on a movie set. I am still trying to understand how human beings can treat another human in that manner. How can our society view our women and children solely as a sexual objects and profit?

Human Trafficking is huge and out of control. Many countries, including ours will need stricter laws & punishment to begin squashing this problem. There is so much emphasis and talk on how to save the earth and I am trying to do my part in going Green. However, how does one do something to help our young ones and women so they do not fall into evil hands? Where does one person start?
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    I myself do not understand why so many adult men find children to be sexual objects, but it could be because children are vunerable and more likely to become brainwashed. If i had a child whom I feared could be in danger of a sexual attack, I would do everything to keep him/her safe. Some of it requires the basic stuff such as dont offer rides from strangers. Just thought I'd share
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    Posted 06-25-2008 at 12:26 PM by Canes2006Champs Canes2006Champs is offline
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    Thank you for this blog. My sister was a victim of human trafficking. She wrote a book, The Sacred Bath to tell people that this can happen to anyone, it doesn't matter what race, age or economic status you come from.

    After reading my sister's book and working with her, I hold tighter to my daughter. Again, thank you so much for speaking about this silent and deadly crime against the women and girls in our families.
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    Posted 06-25-2008 at 11:46 PM by Hoosier Hoosier is offline
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    I read an article recently in the Reader's Digest that brought attention to something similar. I just found it... May 2008 issue "The Slave in the Garage." This poor sweet girl, born in Egypt, was sold (by her own parents) to a "rich" couple from the same country who ended up bringing her here to the US. She was only 10 at the time. They had her for 2 years. She lived in the garage (no a/c, no heat) on a dirty mattress and did all the housework (often up till midnight). The couple hit her, did not enroll her in school, and allowed their own children to boss her around. They wouldn't even let her wash her own clothes in the washing machine. Made her wash them by hand in the garage. Can you imagine all that? Her parents in Egypt received $30 a month for "selling her."

    If it wasn't for a wonderful nosey neighbor, this may have gone on much longer. But thankfully she was rescued and is now in a loving home here in the US.

    Compared to going green, you're right, issues like this should get tons more attention. There are so many people who still aren't "free."
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    Posted 06-27-2008 at 07:17 PM by emeraldsky emeraldsky is offline
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    It's unfortunate but there are and have always been a lot of sick people that do sick things. With adults as well as children. It's seems the criminals are sometime better protected than the victims. Sad but it seems to be so true. All the ones that go free on technical reasons even though they are guilty as sin itself makes me quite ill.
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    Posted 07-15-2008 at 09:26 PM by Nomadicus Nomadicus is offline
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    Human trafficking often reflects the downside of illegal immigration. This form of prostitution is often brutal and women have few options. Those who try to escape are apt to be killed.
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    Posted 07-29-2012 at 08:04 PM by Roy Jenks Roy Jenks is offline
 

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