For this week’s assignment, you will write a 1-2 page essay about human trafficking. Be sure to address all prompts and cite your sources in APA format. This is worth 100 points, so be thorough and give your best effort.
Human trafficking is a unique form of crime that embodies a number of illegal activities. Furthermore, there are serious human rights issues related to this phenomenon. Forced human labor, sex trafficking and child labor issues are key aspects. The victims are forced and coerced into situations that have serious consequences. To prepare for this week’s graded activities, please review the study guide for this week. It will give you a brief summation of the material for this lesson. This is not a comprehensive list of the information, so you will still need to read the textbook.
For this week’s individual work, please respond to the following prompts:
- Discuss the nature and scope of human trafficking.
- Examine how the U.S. and other countries have attempted to address human trafficking and smuggling for sex and labor.