Human Trafficking

Essay by trang129 October 2014

download word file, 9 pages 0.0

Downloaded 4 times

HANOI UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION STUDIES DEPARTMENT --------oOo--------- HUMAN TRAFICKING PROBLEMS AND SOLUTION S Teacher: Nguyễn Thị Minh Hằng Student: Nguyễn Thu Trang Class: 1Q - 13 Course: EAPd Writing Date: March 6 th 2014


Trafficking in people is considered one of the worst social evils in every country all over the world. This paper, based on secondary research, discusses the frightening facts of human trafficking, its dire impacts on individuals and society, and Vietnamese government's action on this problem. Specifically, human trafficking triggers acutely physical and psychological trauma for its victims; besides, it also causes detrimental effects to the development of countries, national security and human dignity. The findings of the research indicate that the government of Vietnam has made a little effort to combat this malady in terms of prosecution, prevention and protection. Finally, based on the finding, the paper draws the conclusion that Vietnamese authority needs to complement various suggestions to fight human trafficking efficiently.


1. Introduction

Human trafficking, or modern-day slavery, is the illicit transport, harboring, trading or recruitment of people with the intents of coerced labor ( generally prostitution and debt bondage), servitude and even organ removal (Tiurukanova 2006, p.12). Additionally, it is amongst the fastest escalating socio-economic scourge in the whole world today, with annual proceeds exceeding $32 billion (Harris et al. 2012, p.3).

Especially in Vietnam, a recent source and destination country for human trafficking, this issue has become a national burden for government for over a decade. In 2011, 670 traffickers indicted for trading 821 people were reported (Ha Viet Dung & Ho The Hoe 2013). Besides, Ministry of Public Security announced that the number of Vietnamese victims between 2004 and 2009 was 2,935 (cited in Dale-Harris 2013). Nonetheless, Thompson (2011) asserted that the information on this field is insufficient and only...