Human trafficking occurs when sexual services are acquired from someone through transporting and keeping them by threatening or forcing them which includes abduction, fraud, deception, and abuse of power for the purpose of selfish utilization, this follows. The trafficked persons are exploited and this includes, at the least, the exploitation of prostitution, servitude or practices similar to servitude, forced labour, confinement and the removal of organs from their bodies, the above is maintained by du Preez & Simmonds (2013:103).
Human trafficking is said to be modern day slavery. It is against human rights in most countries. Human trafficking is considered to be one of the quickest growing …show more content…
Children can be taught from home and school on basic things like not accepting a lift from a stranger or any edible product that could be drugs.
Furthermore, for illiterate families living in rural areas, the media can be a good strategy to help prevent human trafficking. Show it on television, speak about it on the radio, write on newspapers and magazines, show it on billboards and spread it through social media.. There are people who were trafficked and managed to escape. Organise a woman’s event were thousands can gather to hear of how the victim got caught in it and how they miraculously got out. Alert the world that it exists, it is dehumanising and can be …show more content…
It should cover trafficking in children, as part of its larger focus, both civil and criminal, on child welfare law. The aim of the Act should be to protect children/human from ill-treatment, abuse, neglect, or deprivation and give effect to South Africa’s obligations concerning the welfare of children/human regarding trafficking in South Africa. Finally, the Act should seek to promote the general protection, development, and wellbeing of children/human against trafficking.
Failure to abide by the children/human trafficking law should result in severe sentencing for example, imprisonment of minimum 20 years, a fine, or both. The state should also provide for monetary awards to the victim and restoration to a/their home.
What happens if the victim of the exploitation agrees to be trafficked of gives their consent? The UNODC (2009:14) says that the guilty is not excused from criminal responsibility. Those under the age of 18 cannot give legal consensus and thus the trafficker, if over the age of 18 years, will be