Commercial Sex: Human Smuggling in Canada


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Essay #: 052724
Total text length is 9,692 characters (approximately 6.7 pages).

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Commercial Sex: Human Smuggling in Canada
Canadians, predictably, like to believe that many of the world’s problems do not involve them – that ugly things like human trafficking occur in far-away places that simply lack “Canadian values.” However, the grim reality is that Canada is a popular marketplace for those who peddle in the buying and selling (or forcible kidnapping and selling) of other Canadians. Over the next several pages, this essay will explore the problem of human smuggling within Canada, arguing that it is much more prevalent than people realize – even if the scholarship stops short of giving hard numbers. In any case, the paper will commence by looking at how the Canadian government has evidently lost control...
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