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