n this day and age, there are still actual slaves on this planet, in countries all around the world. There are probably some instances of slavery in your city, maybe even your small town.
Perhaps, where you live, no one is being auctioned off in the street in front of the Courthouse right now, but there is access to the buying of human beings everywhere.This is called human trafficking now a days. It is defined as the enslavement to sex or labor via force or coercion. Since government and public media have been busy with the pandemic and politics, the spot light has been away from one of the ugliest aberrations of human behavior. How can this take place? The internet has made it easy to troll for the young and vulnerable, and it gives a hidden way to entice someone to engage in private activities while being watched. How many people under 21, or 18, or 16 and probably younger are spending more time alone with their phones or computers. There is also the physical world aspect of kidnapping and being shopped at truck stops and other opportune venues. Hello Ohio and Virginia, The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children reports that in April of 2020, 4.2 million reports were received by them, only one month into Coronavirus lockdown. This was a more than 100% increase from the month before.
What makes it possible to sell another human being for one's own profit?? Well, first, do they actually feel that they, themselves, are a worthy human being? And secondly, do they not see another actual person in front of themselves? Human Rights start with oneself. You are a human being, and built into that are basic human rights, and basic responsibility. Education is a valid way to change the condition of the world around you. There is a Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The first article reads in part,"We are all born free and equal in dignity and rights." Yes, dignity. You are accorded dignity just by being human. Article 4 reads in full, "No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited all their forms."
"Human rights must be made a reality, not an idealistic dream.", said humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard. oh, yes. Please. youthfohumanrights.org