Ten simple facts that 9 out of 10 people don't know. The Polaris Project - Natalia The above link opens to the webpage of the Polaris Project, a major organization dedicated to stopping and preventing sex trade. However, this particular page of the website tells the story of Natalia, a young girl whose family was tricked into giving her to the sex trade, right here in the United States. There are dozens more stories just like hers, some even worse. If people are willing to look for them, they are readily available.
According to David R. Hodge in the article “Sexual Trafficking in the United States: A Domestic Problem With Transnational Dimensions,” 600,000 to 800,000 people being trafficked across nations with about 14,500 to 16,500 people being trafficked into the United States annually. With numbers this high, awareness in the nation should be more prominent when it comes to dealing with trafficking. Many young women, like Maria, are sold into the sex trade at young ages and are forced to perform sexual acts. The women’s “sponsors” brainwash the women into thinking multiple reasons that make forced commercial sex seem acceptable. It is the duty of government to enforce laws that will help protect women and children from becoming victims.
Sex Trafficking of Children in the United States I As bad as it may seem or sound, child trafficking is actually happening in the world and has been going on for years. Federally funded human trafficking task forces opened 2,515 suspected incidents of human trafficking for investigation between January 2008 and June 2010. Most suspected incidents of human trafficking were classified as sex trafficking (82%), including more than 1,200 incidents with allegations of adult sex trafficking and more than 1,000 incidents with allegations of prostitution or sexual exploitation of a child (U.S. Department of Justice). This concludes that majority of the incidents of human trafficking are women and children being sexually exploited. Therefore, I
Brothels continued to operate without interference from the government until 1914. The government began to interfere after special interest groups began lobbying against it because they saw it as a form of “white slavery.” Shortly after those claims were made, Congress began passing laws making brothels illegal. Over time Congress began to rule in favor of the brothels. For example, 10 out of the 17 counties in Nevada have made the use of brothels for prostitution legal. The most famous brothel in Nevada
Crim 135 MWF 12pm-12:50pm Dr. Hughes Sex offenders are a statewide problem that keeps growing in the united state alone there are over 92,000 registered sex offenders. With sex offenders on the rise, residency restriction are beginning to tighten making it almost impossible for registered offenders to get their lives back on track. Some states have gone as far as banning registered offenders from 500-25,00 feel near places where kids are know to hangout. Although residency restrictions gives victims and their families a hard piece of mind. They make it almost impossible for offenders to get a fresh start.
Statistics • The U.S. Federal Trade Commission received 250,854 identity theft complaints in 2010. • Florida, Arizona, and California have the highest per capita rate of identity theft. • Identity fraud crimes that were committed by people that the victim knew, also known as “friendly fraud,” has grown by seven percent; people between the ages of 25 and 34 are most likely to be victim to this. Prevention • Shred any documents,
Most people are unfamiliar with World War I impact on American society. $33 billion was wasted on the war, interprets the government to tax everything thin from tobacco to luxury goods. The Great Migration impacted African Americans where they moved from the South to the big cities where they faced negative and positive issues. Women in war changed how we women are today, back then women starting taking men's job. Initially, billions were wasted on war, bonds were a problem, and propaganda started to rise.
Slavery is still around today about six hundred thousand to 900,000 people are trafficked internationally every year. 2. What can our government do to prevent or stop human trafficking? The government can lock down the borders and stop illegal immigration. Most trafficking in the USA is done by smuggling in illegal immigrants.
National Co-morbidity Survey Report estimates the lifetime prevalence of PTSD among North Americans to be 7.8%. In contrast, the lifetime prevalence of PTSD for women who have been sexually assaulted is 50%. More importantly, sexual assault is the most frequent cause of PTSD in women, with one study reporting that 94% of women experienced PTSD symptoms during the first two weeks after an assault (Brunello, 2001). The disturbingly high rate of PTSD in sexual assault survivors suggest that current therapies for rape victims are not meeting as effective as current needs demand. There is no one treatment for every victim suffering with PTSD, as the disorder can show itself in many ways.
They don’t want to become known as the “snitch”. In recent studies, it has been found out that in the United States prisons alone, an estimated 364,000 males and female inmates were sexually assaulted in one year. Any young inmates that are physically small or weak, have a mental illness, are known as the “snitches”, are not in a gang, or convicted of any sexual crimes are at a higher risk of being the victim of sexual assault. Inmate suicide has been going on for years and is a problem that has not decreased. Newly arrested people who have been taken to a local jail