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  • 1. Sex Trafficking Around the World Informative Speech Georgia Perimeter College COMM-1201-003 Kristina Mitchell
  • 2. Early History
    • Sex trafficking has been around for thousands and thousands of years.
    • 3. 90% of sex trafficking is made up of women and children.
    • 4. Only became a political issue in the early 1900s were the International Agreement for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic was formed.
  • 5. Modern Day Slavery
    • The United States traffics over 50,000 women a year.
    • 6. Mostly Asian women are trafficked to North America and are sold to brothels, massage parlors, strip clubs, or escort services.
    • 7. Over two million children from Asia are forced into prostitution yearly
  • 8. Patterns for Trafficking
    • Most commonly women and children are kidnapped from there homes and are sold into bondage.
    • 9. Women are promised better jobs in an unfamiliar place and are forced into prostitution to repay there traveling expense debt. Usually more than it actually is.
    • 10. Also some women were given false marriage proposals, then were sold by there new husbands into prostitution.
  • 11. Poverty
    • Parents sell there children to earn money.
    • 12. Women prostitute as a way to support their own young children.
    • 13. Usually sex traffickers target the poorest countries in the world to get the easiest victims.
  • 14. Psychological and Physical Problems
      Psychological Problems:
      • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTOS)
      • 15. Depression
      • 16. Suicidal Tendencies
      Physical Problems:
  • 20. BE AWARE
    • Awareness is knowledge.
      • Know the tactics criminals use to get women into these types of situations.
      • 21. Women and children are not the only victims, men can be victims as well.
  • 22. Awareness Organizations
    • United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention (ODCCP)
    • 23. National Commission on Woman's Affairs (NCWA)
    • 24. Thai NGO called Development and Education Program for Daughter & Communities (DEPDC)
    • 25. National Alliance of Woman's Organizations
    • 26. Cambodia, The Human Rights Commission
  • 27. Bibliography
    • “Child Sex Trafficking Thrives in Thailand.” 16 Aug 2006. 13 June 2010. <,3566,208800,00.html >
    • 28. Sex Trafficking: The Facts Trafficking for Sexual Explotation has Become an Epidemic in the Past Decade. New internationalist. Sept 2007. 13 Jun 2010. < >
    • 29. Women and Global Human Rights. “Sex Trafficking.” 13 Jun 2010. < >
    • 30. Gore, Martha R. Sex Trafficking in the United States. “Enslavement into Prostitution A Billion Dollar Growing Industry.” 29 Dec 2008. 13 Jun 2010. < http://americanaffairs.suite101/articles.cfm/human_trafficking_in_the_united_states >
    • 31. Human Trafficking/ Combat Trafficking: Prevention. “Prevention Awareness Campaigns.” 13 Jun 2010. < >