Miller 2008 argues that even though many governments

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individuals, including me, think that the two are different things. Miller (2008) argues that even though many governments have outlawed it, human trafficking still takes place in the world. He insists that most individuals have neglected the issue and thus, they have created a "breeding ground" for the same. I now understand that currently, there are different types of slaves including sex, farm, domestic and child soldier slaves. There are individuals in countries such as Czech who lie to women that they are transferring them to work abroad. When these women arrive at the destinations, they are turned into prostitutes, and they work in brothels while their documents are taken away. I also thought slaves were always mistreated and that their owners would not pay for things such as their medical bills. According to King (2008), a master was supposed to pay a physician who attended to an injured slave. My assumption was also proven wrong by another article which indicated that the way a slave was treated depended on their purpose. Not all slaves were mistreated, and in some cases, others were almost treated as part of the master's family. There were cases where household servants were allowed to be part of activities such as sacrifices. Nonetheless, they were kept in check by the wives of the masters to ensure that they were working and followed all the rules. The living conditions slaves were subjected to had tremendous effects on them. I noted some slaves suffered from mental breakdown and thus it led some to commit suicide.The hardships they faced made some slaves consider dying rather than being mistreated like farm animals.In other cases, the harsh living conditions made the slaves be prone to diseases. Furthermore, accessing healthcare facilities was difficult due to lack of funding and racism. In
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SLAVERY 4 addition, slaves were not allowed to enter public areas since they were not citizens but rather properties (King, 2008). In the event a slave fell ill, the master would disown him/her or kill them by means such as hanging or execution by the gun. Other sick slaves prefered to take their own lives by committing acts such as jumping off deck and drowning (“Liverpoolmuseums”, 2017). Due to the rampant killing of slaves,their life expectancy was low compared to the normal
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