15 October 2014
"Human Trafficking is real, it's in North Carolina." WRAL Investigates. Writ. Amanda Lamb. WRAL, 3 Nov. 2011. WRAL.com. Web. 14 Oct. 2014.
The main topic of this article focuses on human trafficking. Human trafficking is known as the modern day slavery using mainly women. "Women, often from other countries, forced into prostitution, tortured, and held against their will in brothels" (par 1), is not just the movie you watch on Lifetime Movie Network. In reality, human trafficking is affecting more than adult woman in foreign countries, it had reached the United States. Information received from victims that survived and were bold enough to retell the details have confirm that human trafficking is spreading and rapidly. Human trafficking cases can be found in larger states such as New York or the smaller ones such as North Carolina.
To assist in my paper, the article gave me valuable information about human trafficking. Human trafficking was once the industry for selling adult women to be used as tools for brothels but now with the growth of technology, human trafficking is including children. "Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing criminal industries in the country" (par 2). The traffickers lure the victims with promises schooling advances, job advances or opportunities for a better life. Technology and social media sites such as Facebook, has allowed children to be lured into the hands of predators by befriending them. Once they are in a secure location, they are abducted, drugged and sold into slavery. "Cumberland County authorities charged Antoinette Davis with human trafficking after investigators said she sold her 5-year-old- daughter, Shaniya Davis into sexual servitude in 2009", stated the article.
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