S Nelson 1 Sabrina Nelson Mr. S Jones Eng. 101 30 November 2012 “Awareness of Human Trafficking Worldwide” The travel industry, whom is a participant in human trafficking at hotels, airplane, trains, and buses, has been increasing efforts to combat the problem by working with advocacy groups and federal government (Mohn). In the article, “ The Invisible Man: The Conscious Neglect of Men and Boys in the War on Human Trafficking”, by Samuel V. Jones, he states the importance of noticing that at the hands of Human Trafficking women and men are vulnerable (Jones). Finally yet importantly, we have “Traffickers force more men into servitude”, by Susan Carroll. Carroll informed his readers that victims of Human Trafficking all have different stories of the abuse they encounter, and if we want to stop it, we must continue to inform people worldwide (Carroll). We must stay aware, connect, and neglect by genders, and justice will be served. The travel Industry Takes on Human Trafficking By: Tanya Mohn It’s stated by Sam Gilliland, chief executive of the travel technology company Sabre Holdings, “People do not realize how prevalent it is “, as author Mohn records. Mohn address another statement made by Gilliland, “It is not restricted to certain areas in the world, It‘s everywhere”. Human Trafficking is worldwide and getting out of control. Traffickers are making billions of dollars off innocent individuals that do not ask for the life style but forced into it. The awareness of this problem has to be brought forth. Moreover, this is exactly what Mohn tends to do.
S Nelson 2 Mohn discusses that Mr. Gilliland announced Sabre’s Passport to Freedom initiative, which will train its 10,000 employees in 60 countries how to identify and report potential trafficking incidents (Mohn). This means getting individuals involved and taking forward steps to making people aware of Human Trafficking. He thoroughly did his research, to know that Sabre wanted to expand their outreach to businesses, travel agents, and travelers. In addition, use their software with the confidence that it would raise more awareness of the hidden problem. Noted by Mohn, the Sabre confidence expanded. The Departments of Homeland Security, Transportation, and Amtrak went against human trafficking. The departments not only went against it, but also started training employees to save Human Trafficking victims that could not save themselves. The vital fact is we have to put a stop to human trafficking. When Sabre took the initiative, it influenced the Departments to do the same, which lead to getting other individuals interacting to stop Human Trafficking. All it took was networking and becoming aware that they cannot do it alone. He continues to try to persuade his readers that when you make others aware of the problem, they then want to be involved with the positive solution outcome. In the article, Mohn highlights the Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct, guidelines for travel and tourism industry to keep children safe. He goes on to state that Carlson became
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