Benchmark- Human Trafficking as a Social ProblemBenchmark- Human Trafficking as a Social ProblemCaylyn RayGrand Canyon University: SOC 220December 15, 2019 1
Benchmark- Human Trafficking as a Social ProblemSocial Problems are when a social condition is going against the morals and values as well as affects a large group of people and that a solution or remedies is possible by taking actions (Sullivan, 2016).There are many social problems including inequality, abuse, police brutality, racism and human trafficking. Human trafficking is a social problem that has many influences and relates to conflict theory as well as has a few ways to alleviate this issue. Human Trafficking is a large-scale social problem. Human Trafficking is commonly mistaken as just the selling of children for sex, but it is much more than that. According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline’s website human trafficking is defined as “when a traffickeruses force, fraud or coercion to control another person for the purpose of engaging in commercialsex acts or soliciting labor or services against his/her will”(National Human Trafficking Hotline, n.d). Most definitions including the National Human Trafficking websites say that if the person being trafficked is over 18 and is willing and wants to be sold it is not considered human trafficking. Human Trafficking is a worldwide problem but is taboo to speak of and action needs to be taken.
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