Compare and Contrast Chattel Slavery, Using American Plantation-Based Slavery as the Paradigm, With Modern Human Trafficking
People may be considered trafficking victims regardless of whether they were born into a state of servitude, were exploited in their home town, were transported to the exploitative situation, previously consented to work for a trafficker, or participated in a crime as a direct result of being trafficked. At the heart of this phenomenon is the traffickers’ aim to exploit and enslave their victims and the myriad coercive and deceptive practices they use to do so.
They should work with other related bodies and concerned governments to be more effective (Warren par. 4). The second resolution that needs to be undertaken to curtail human trafficking is to enforce both the local and international laws that regulate human trafficking.It is ironical that despite the presence of four international treaties that burn slavery, slavery is still very prevalent globally. Thus, the enforcement of both the local and international treaty will help greatly to fight slavery. This is because governments concerned have a lot of power to fight the human trafficking menace (Aaronson par. 5). Another solution that can assist greatly to fight the menace is the use of product identification strategy whereby products that are manufacture without the use of slave labor are identified and given special label to differentiate them from the rest. This will help consumer understand the history of the products they are about to purchase and make informed decision (Ending Modern Slavery 6). In conclusion it is apparent that the contemporary slavery will end when firms accepts not to relay on supplies produced by slave labor. These companies will also expose their rival companies that may use the exploitative slave labor to reduce their cost of production to help them offer them at a lesser cost. In addition both the developed and developing countries require establishing strategies that will ensure that there is equal opportunity for all in terms of education, employment and power. It is only this process that wills guarantee the word a society free of slavery.
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