With more than 2.3 million people locked away in our prisons, the system under which these are run is a major concern of society. A well-functioning incarceration system with motives of keeping citizens safe is key to maintaining peace and order in society. Correspondingly, a nation with a malfunctioning executive branch driven solely by economic greed is bound to fail the challenges of maintaining a safe and favorable environment. This is the state in which our nation’s prison system lies, in the hands of entrepreneurs whose only incentive is profit. The incarceration system in the United States has inflicted much damage on societal well-being, caused by privatization of prisons, war on drugs, and overcrowding of prison cells.
It is also identified as a high violation of human rights. Today, human trafficking in Indonesia is increasing every year. Many people – especially women and children – have become the victim of this practice. They regularly trafficked into the commercial sex trade. Whether rule of law have been created to eradicate the human trafficking, in contrast, it is still occurring under the carpet.
According to Urbanministry.org (n.d.), “Human trafficking -- the sale, transport and profit from human beings who are forced to work for others -- is the modern equivalent of slavery. Against their will, millions of people around the world are forced to work for the profit of others, for example by begging, prostitution, involuntary servitude, working in sweatshops - even becoming child soldiers” (Human Trafficking: Definition, Prevalence, and Causes). Human trafficking continues to occur in virtually every country in the world. Human trafficking is known as modern day slavery and is a worldwide problem because other countries have weak laws where human trafficking flourishes. In addition, policies developed to combat human trafficking
Human trafficking U.S./Mexico border May 1, 2013 Abstract The human trafficking in the United States and U.S. border are having a very hard time in with the Cartel, Corruption, drugs and human trafficking. Today human trafficking is considered the modern slavery. Many Americans remain ignorant of human trafficking within the United States, believing that this inhumane act only occurs in third-world countries, but an estimated twenty-five million people are victims. Human trafficking is considered just another name for modern day slavery wherein the victims involved are forced, coerced and deceived in to labor, and sexual exploitation. There are millions of people who being into the United States.
Legalize It Every year in America billions of dollars are made illegally, thousands of people are imprisoned, and even more people lose their lives to drugs. On a broad level, illegal drugs ruin whole communities by perpetuating the disease of addiction and engulfing neighborhoods in the gang violence that inevitably comes with illegal drug trafficking. On a more personal level, illegal drugs ruin lives by making people turn their backs on loved ones and causing them to throw away their dreams. Most people agree that a problem that is this pervasive and expansive must be dealt with, but few can agree on a solution. There is only one practical solution.
Not only does the person(s) under attack financially suffer, but the city and community loose too. Vandalism which can lead to larger group violence can cost the city substantially in police, fire department, and in some cases hospital/doctor fees (justice.org/hatecrime). The community is left with eyesores like dilapidated buildings or homes due to the destruction. Either money is spent to repair or demolition these structures or the value to the surrounding properties decline. In either instance it is a hefty price to pay because of the emotional instability of an individual or group motivated by
We are living in a world where one person has an absolute power over another. The groundless trade of human beings in today’s world shows a deteriorated state of affairs which confirms that the greatest moral challenge facing the globe today is human trafficking. It refers to illegal sale or trade of people for sexual abuse or forced labor through coercion or abducting people. Our world is facing from many obstacles created by natural and manmade disasters which further results in problems in every country’s economy and social welfare of every person is jeopardized and one of the problems faced by majority of the nations of this world due to economic downfall is human trafficking. It is one of the most atrocious human rights infringements commonly
Mrs. Williams English 01A September 19, 2014 Economic Parasite: Debt Debt is a Parasite which drains people of their resources causing a shift in society. It feeds on the fear, anxiety, and impulsiveness of people to grow and destroy people’s lives. Debt grows in a variety of ways. The two most abundant forms of debt are credit card debt and student loan debt. These two forms of debt are the most vicious forms of debt currently attacking the young adults of America today.
Hannah McLeod Mr. Ziehm American Literature 5 February 2012 Not For Sale The United States serves as a passage way and harbor of many human traffickers throughout the nation, “each year about 17,500 individuals are brought into the United States and held against their will as victims of human trafficking” (Talati 1). Human trafficking may be defined as the acquiring of humans as unwilling subjects for the purpose of making a profit. Next to the drug industry, human trafficking is now the most profitable and fastest growing criminal industry in the world (Anderson 8). This industry is today’s modern time slavery. Although the severity of this situation is not fully known because of its secrecy, organizations are working towards this goal
Trafficking in persons generates about 32 billion dollars a year. According the the United Nations Human Rights Council, human trafficking not only puts victims in great danger, but it also embodies many facets of human rights abuses (9). Due to a weak surveillance of borders, neighboring countries often serve as destinations for trafficked women and children .Victims of trafficking are frequently lured away by fraud – promise of a better life, often in a different country. They are then controlled physically, emotionally and financially. Escape is difficult for the victims of trafficking because victims are “invisible”.