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Analysis of Child Prostitution over the World

- Forced child prostitution is all over the world. However, I am talking specifically about human trafficking overseas. This is one of the most known places for Child Prostitution. Children are being snatched and forced to do drugs and sell their bodies to make money for the pimp’s. This is an issue to our country because our children are being kidnapped. We really can’t do much here because they are extremely hard to find. When you’re running a business like this you have to make sure you never get caught because if they find you, there will be hell to pay....   [tags: human trafficking, prostitution, sex traffick]

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Child Prostitution in America

- Introduction Child prostitution in America is increasingly popular. It is necessary to change this situation, because it is immoral. Child prostitution is one of the most serious social problems in America. History Of Prostitution Beginning about 1910, religious and civic organizations in the U.S. developed a nationwide campaign against both the immorality of prostitution and its relationship to sexually transmitted disease. On the federal level, Congress passed the White Slave Traffic Act forbidding the interstate transport of women and girls for immoral purposes....   [tags: prostitution in USA]

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The Prevelence of Child Prostitution

- About 600,000 children under 18 are estimated to be involved with prostitution and pornography, the average age entry to pornography and prostitution is 12. 1 out of 3 of 2.8 million of kids living in the streets will be lured into prostitution about 2 days after leaving home (“Statistics”). There are few social issues that trigger as much outrage as child prostitution or sex trafficking. Child prostitution is a serious world-wide dilemma, and there is so much more to this issue then just the traditional main-stream information....   [tags: trafficking, trade, poor]

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The Depravity of Child Prostitution

- Child prostitution is a long-standing issue around the entire globe; the World Congress has gone so far as to label it a "contemporary form of slavery" (World Congress against the Sexual Exploitation of Children, 1996). While many felt that it was being contained in some manner, with today’s emerging platforms, the issue of child prostitution is growing at an unprecedented rate. Prostitution through webcams and child sex tourism are recent phenomena, whose evolution has brought the diffusion of child prostitution into an independent culture....   [tags: Social Issues, Sexual Exploitation]

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Sex Trafficking and Child Prostitution

- Kayley Whalen wrote, “Sex trafficking is a modern form of slavery in which commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion” (10). Child prostitution and sex trafficking have increased highly over the years, in the U.S. and internationally. Children, victims of sex trafficking and prostitution, leave home because of abusive home lives, then are harmed in prostitution, and are traumatized by their experience. Children of prostitution and sex trafficking are often seen as the culprit....   [tags: hiv, aids, pimps, modern slavery]

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Child Prostitution In Asia

- Child Prostitution In Asia Children as Chattels Close your eyes. Imagine a young girl about six tied to a bed in a brothel and forced to service fifteen to thirty men in one night. Imagine this girl living in poverty, after all promises of selling herself told of riches. Now imagine this girl is your own. These are not pretty thoughts, but these actions are commonplace in Asia. In the February 1995 issue of World & I, Christopher P. Baker discusses his findings in the article, Kiddy Sex-Luring the Tourist for Love Beneath the Palms....   [tags: Exploratory Essays]

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Child Prostitution and Pornography

- Child Prostitution and Pornography Sexual abuse of children has become a public concern only recently in the United States, young girls and boys have been used to satisfy adult sexual desires for most of our history. Castration of boys, fondling, forced genital or anal intercourse, and sale for prostitution were common through much of Western history. "It was not until the sixteenth century that laws were enacted in England to protect girls and boys under the age of ten from rape and sodomy." (Knudsen,106) p In the nineteenth century, after the exposure of the "white slave" trade, in which young girls were sold or kidnapped and forced into prostitution, the concept of "age of consent" de...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Child Workforce Labor that Harms Children

- For those of you who don’t know what Child workforce/labor is, heres something that will probably help you understand what it means. “Child labor is work that harms children or keeps them from attending school. Around the world and in the U. S., growing gaps between rich and poor in recent decades have forced millions of young children out of school and into work. The International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates that 215 million children between the ages of 5 and 17 currently work under conditions that are considered illegal, hazardous, or extremely exploitative....   [tags: Texas child labor law, prostitution]

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Travis Hirschi´s Elements in the Case Of Susan Fryberg

- By applying the four elements of Hirschi’s Bonding Theory to the Susan Fryberg case, it is clear that her history shows that she never had the opportunity to build the important bonds with society. Fryberg never attained a proper attachment to her parents. Her father left the home when she was very young, and her mother focused most of her attention on her male suitors or prostitution activities. Her mother developed a drinking problem when Fryberg was about nine years old. Fryberg left her home when she was sixteen years old and yet her mother does not report her missing and does not try to search for her....   [tags: Foster Child, Prostitution, Attachment]

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Children: An Oppressed Class

- If reality was a picture, it would be a small, malnourished, beaten, violated, hopeless, poor, devastated, oppressed child. There are many more like this child, sitting in the corners of the dirty cities around the world witnessing all the oppression that has evolved from this reality. This realism is the life of a child being destroyed by the ways of the world. This child, along with countless others, has had  their freedom to a healthy life stolen by the restrictions of authority. Therefore, the oppression of children is a result of restrictive authority that limits what the world has to offer adolescents....   [tags: Child Labor, Child Prostitution]

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Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

- Technological advances have made it possible for commercial sexual exploitation of children to be exposed worldwide. Anyone can now use the internet to promote and arrange sexual encounters with children. This puts children at risk because the internet makes it possible for pimps to traffic children. Due to the advancement of technologies of the internet, children become easy victims of child prostitution and pornography. As a result, it increases the chance of children being physically, psychologically, and sexually harmed....   [tags: child pornography and prostitution]

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Sex Trafficking around the World

- A twenty-four year-old women living in Cambodia, Chantha, was forced into prostitution at the age of thirteen. After growing up, Chantha moved away trying to find a new way because her mother and father mistreated her very much; they starved and beat Chantha. She eventually traveled to the inner cities of Cambodia to start a new life. Once, while walking the streets, she was offered a place to stay and work by a mysterious, beautiful woman. This woman was a decoy to lure Chantha into a trap. However, Chantha was very excited to find out she would have work and a place to stay to start living her new life, but the job was not what Chantha expected....   [tags: Worldwide Prostitution, Child Abuse]

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Human Trafficking

- “Human trafficking is a people problem; it is a massive global problem connected to servicing other peoples’ wants. Human trafficking can be stopped when and if people decide that their personal profits, pleasures, and conveniences are less important than the lives and dignity of other human beings.” - Smith, Katherine T., Hannah Martin, and L. Murphy Smith. 2014. Human Trafficking: A Global Multi-Billion Dollar Criminal Industry. International Journal of Public Law and Policy, 4(3), 293-308. Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing criminal industries because it holds a low risk with high profit potential....   [tags: prostitution, child labor]

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Human Trafficking : The World 's Third Largest Criminal Activity

- HUMAN TRAFFICKING Human trafficking is the world’s third largest criminal activity following drug and weapons trafficking. According to Our Sexuality (Crooks, R.; Baur, K., 10th Edition), traffickers are criminals who exploit women and children from underdeveloped and socially, economically, or politically unstable nations. Traffickers usually promise employment and educational opportunity as bait. Victims are treated like objects and exploited for the benefit of the traffickers. Traffickers ‘own’ their victims and do everything possible to keep these workers who earn money for them to maintain their lavish lifestyles (Robinson 2001)....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Child sex tourism]

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Sex Trafficking And Human Trafficking

- According to Van Wormer & Bartollas (2014), sex trafficking, “encompasses the organized movement of people, usually women, between countries and within countries for sex work” (p. 289). Sex trafficking is also a very lucrative business, it is estimated to make $31. 6 billion annually. This amount is estimated from the 2.5 million people who a trafficked each year. The exact number of people who are victims of the sex industry cannot be predicted accurately for all over the world. In the United States alone there is about 14,500-17,500 people trafficked each year....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Child sex tourism]

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Prostitution in Thailand

- Prostitution has always been a worldwide problem for hundred years, especially in Thailand. Thai prostitution is now one of the industries that make millions of money to Thailand in a year. The attention to most of the tourists has been given directly to the nightlife here or prostitution rather than the quality of our own natural attractions such as beaches, mountains, or even a shopping facility in Thailand which is being considered as one of the great shopping paradises in South East Asia. Prostitution is an act of violence and should be banned....   [tags: Prostitution]

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The Legalization Of Prostitution And Prostitution

- ... Constant discusses how the government should be devoted to civic virtue, not solely moral virtue because people disagree on morals; his argument applies to prostitutes. The government should encourage civic virtue for those within the industry and the people buying the sex, instead of declaring the act of prostitution immoral, which could be argued by non-Christians. “For legislators make the citizens good by forming habits in them…” (Aristotle 952). Some may argue it is the job of the government to make prostitution illegal to try and form good habits in them....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Rape]

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Outlaw Poverty, Not Prostitution

- Prostitution is famously known as “the world’s oldest profession.” Lots of scholars like to nitpick this and say that hunting or gathering actually deserves that title, but the fact remains that it is currently and historically ubiquitous: all ancient and modern cultures have had their own form of prostitution, from ancient Greece and the Aztecs to modern-day America. For example, the ancient Greek historian Herodotus in his Histories talks about ancient Mesopotamians practicing sacred or “temple prostitution,” a worship practice that enacts symbolic marriage between a god and a goddess with humans representing the deities....   [tags: Prostitution]

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The Problem Of Child Trafficking

- “Human trafficking is so hidden, you don’t know who you’re fighting- the victims are so scared, they’re not going to tell you what’s happening to them.” (Kralis) The fact that child trafficking is so hidden we will never know the exact number of children affected by this. “In 2002 the International Labour Organization estimated that some 1.2 million children were being trafficked worldwide every year...serving as domestic slaves, field or factory workers, prostitutes, unwritten organ donors or-- in the case of 250,000 boys and girls--child soldiers.” (Conradi 1209) If in 2002, 1.2 million children were being trafficked, imagine the amount of children being trafficked now....   [tags: Slavery, Human trafficking, Prostitution]

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Legalizing Prostitution: The Pros and Cons

- Prostitution is one of the most controversial subjects in the United States. There are many pros and cons to this subject. First, Prostitution shouldn’t be a crime because it is a victimless crime. In no way is the prostitute committing a crime on society, of course you could argue that the spreading of diseases could be a crime. But the fact that it could happen during regular intercourse should completely nullify that argument in favor of legalizing. Criminalizing prostitution is a way for slowing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases; it is not a way to confront the problem of STD’s....   [tags: Prostitution, USA, ]

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Human Trafficking And Child Trafficking

- 9. "Human trafficking" was not defined in international, regional, and national laws until the late 2000s when the United Nations adopted the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress, and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially women and children, supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime (Trafficking Protocol) , and the optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution, and Child Pornography (CRC Protocol) ....   [tags: Human trafficking, United Nations, Prostitution]

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The Benefits of Legalizing Prostitution

- Prostitution is one of the most controversial subjects in the United States. There are many pros and cons to this subject. Should prostitution be legalized. Or should it stay illegal with no chance of becoming decriminalized. Some researchers confirm that prostitution is indeed the most ancient profession, while others argue with it; however, everybody agrees that trading sex for money has existed for quite a while. Prostitution is still a part of modern society. The fact speaks for itself, as there will always be a demand for the services that it provides, prostitution will exist in some form no matter what....   [tags: prostitution, argumentative, persuasive]

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

- ... According to Deborah C. England a litigator that has published many articles on civil rights law. States in an article on the legalization of prostitution in Nevada, “Although prostitution is legal. And, as noted above, outside of licensed brothels in the eight counties where it is legal, prostitution is a crime. Even in the counties where prostitution is legal, there are limits on brothel location and who may work with them” (England). England’s point is that even though Nevada does allow prostitution, they have very strict rules for it....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking]

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Should Prostitution Be Legal?

- Tommy Zheng Eng 112 Amolsch 7/22/14 Legalizing Prostitution The phrase “sex sells” has been circulating in the media for a long time. The origin behind this phrase dates back to ancient times to the oldest profession: prostitution. Prostitution is defined as the act of providing sexual services to a person in exchange for money, goods or other services (Trifiolis 1). For as long back as we have records, evidence can be found of people “selling sex” for some sort of gain (History, par. 1). Prostitution has been around for centuries....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Law]

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

- ... Crime, another major factor that plays a part in prostitution. How may you ask. Simple the moment a client pays for their services, (sex) they are breaking the law. What if prostitution were legalized, would things be safer. Would crime decrease. The answer to these questions is yes. Crimes like prostitution, rape, and violence will decrease if prostitution was a legitimate business. According to Melanie Reid, "There is no doubt that deadly violence against sex workers is a recurring social pattern....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Rape]

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Child Sexual Tourism And The Commercial Sexual Exploitation Of Women

- ... Women from this area often find that prostitution is the only work offered to them in the urban areas of Thailand. It is a cruel irony that although a large percentage of the money sent back to rural villages is earned through prostitution, the prostitutes themselves are distained in village society (Angeles & Sunanta, 2009). Chapter Four: Description of Affected Population, Country and Culture As of 1993 Thailand had a population that consisted of approximately 55 million people. Of this number 90 percent were ethnic Thais and the remaining 10 percent were mostly ethnic Chinese with a small population of Malaysian descent (Geary & Meyer, June 1993)....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking]

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Should Prostitution Be Legal?

- Prostitution is a word that is not unknown us, and many of us are more than familiar with it. It isn 't a secret that it exists, so why is the concept so highly misunderstood. We don 't typically hear any discussions about the profession. Most of the time, we hear teens throwing around the word "whore" at anyone who dares to wear promiscuous clothing. The definition of prostitution is that a person offers sex for the transaction of money, goods, or services. Believe it or not, many sex workers are proud of what they do, and they earn an honest day 's worth in their book....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Rape]

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Prostitution Is Harmful And Abusive

- ... By her late teens, she turned to cocaine for comfort. For seven years she was psychologically destroyed, had zero confidence in herself, and now has no desire to return to that lifestyle. There are some advocates who argue that women in prostitution sell sex as consenting adults. But those who do are a relatively privileged minority — primarily white, middle-class women in escort agencies — not remotely representative of the global majority. Moran expresses that decriminalizing sex trade will only entitle the purchase of sex to men and protect the pimps....   [tags: Prostitution, Sexual intercourse, Sex industry]

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The Difference Between Legalizing and Decimalizing Prostitution

- When looking at legalized prostitution you see safer and healthier women, and shouldn’t that always be the point of everything we do. To answer this question it is important that you understand what prostitution is. As defined by the Merriam –Webster dictionary prostitution is “the act of having sex in exchange for money”. In most of the United States prostitutes or sex workers work on the streets, shady alleys or what some would refer to as “crack houses”. Prostitution is sometimes referred to as the longest standing profession, and what is very clear is that it isn’t going anywhere anytime soon....   [tags: legalizing prostitution, sex workers]

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Legalizing Prostitution

- Catherine Smith is a single 42 year old woman with two children. Her job as a secretary is no longer sufficient enough to cover her bills. She does not have a college degree and her job will not cover any part of tuition if she does decide to attend college. One night, while coming home late from work, she noticed women walking around on the street counting their earnings for the night. That is when she acquired the idea to become a prostitute. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines prostitution as the act or practice of engaging in promiscuous sexual relations in exchange for money....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex, Security]

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The Harmful Effects of Juvenile Prostitution

- Juvenile prostitution is a great problem and not many people are aware of it. In some cases juvenile prostitution start as a voluntary act but in other cases there are grills ho are being kidnap just with the purpose of selling them for sex. I personally pick to inform you about juvenile prostitution because I am interested in making a difference in our teenager’s world I want them to walk freely on the street. I am tired of seeing how people take advantage of inoffensive and inexperience teenagers....   [tags: Juvenile Prostitution, Prostitution, Criminal Just]

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Legalization of Prostitution

- Prostitution can be defined as the performance of sexual acts for payment (Sheldin 2014). It is the oldest profession in the history of the world. It has been present in most civilizations that have ever existed. In the U.S.A prostitution is illegal except in certain counties in Nevada. Prostitutes are convicted if caught for exercising their profession. However, why are they being punished. Most prostitutes do not choose that life but are enrolled in it by pimps who take advantage of the unfortunate circumstances of young women’s lives....   [tags: Prostitution, STD, brothels]

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Decriminalization of Prostitution

- Patty Kelly’s article, “Enough already, it’s time we decriminalize prostitution”, takes the reader into a fascinating behind the scene look into one of Mexico’s legalized brothels. Although it is apparent that her research and investigation into this social experiment are well defined, it is too narrow a focus to gather all the required information to support her argument. Kelly begins with a half hazard analysis of Elliot Spitzer infidelity, then continues down the path that is far too laser like to see the overall effect on these women; failing to see these prostitutes as real people with hearts and souls....   [tags: Prostitution, Crime, Effects]

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The Issue Of Legalization Of Prostitution

- ... Drug use and prostitution are two crimes that statistically go hand in hand according to a survey conducted by George Yacoubian on 100 female arrestees. Yacoubian’s study shows that the crimes that were most common among females who were addicted to drugs at the time of their arrest were the sale of drugs at 82%, and prostitution at 83%. Many alcohol and drug addicts require medical intervention in order to overcome their addictions, and without some form of intervention, the potential for them to recover from the addiction decreases dramatically....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Rape]

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Legalize Prostitution

- One of the oldest legal debates comes from one of the world's oldest profession, prostitution, there is no denying that the sex industry has taken international dimensions and is recognized as an economic motor for many countries. As countries around the world debate the merits of legalizing or at least decriminalizing prostitution. The following questions should be addressed. Would legalization reduce some of the inequalities and abuse suffered by the women involved. On the other hand, by legitimizing prostitution, would society reverse decades of work to promote human rights and improve the status of women....   [tags: It's Time for Legalized Prostitution]

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Is Prostitution A Punishable Crime No Matter?

- ... Cracking down on solicitors of children will help reduce the demand which in turn will decrease the supply. Harsher punishments for those trafficking and soliciting children will also help reduce the supply/demand of children. What laws are out there to protect our children. The Trafficking Victims Act of 2000 (often referenced as TPVA) is supposed to effectively punish those who partake in sex trafficking and work to protect the victims of this act. “TVPA is necessary because existing laws often fail to protect victims of trafficking, and because victims are often illegal immigrants in the destination country, they are repeatedly punished more harshly than the traffickers themselves.”...   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Punishment]

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

- What would happen if prostitution were to become legal in the United States. There have been many debates of whether that prostitution should be legalized in the U.S. since some countries have allowed it. With that said, prostitution should be able to help further us in the U.S such as life improvement, economic advantage, and decrease in sexual transmitted diseases. Legalizing prostitution in this world will solve problems that it has been given throughout its time in history. Prostitution is the act or practice of engaging in sexual intercourse for money....   [tags: Prostitution, Sexual intercourse, Rape]

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Child Pornography And Its Effects On Human Trafficking

- In today’s society, you can find just about anything using internet search engines such as Google, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc. There tend to be many hidden illegal sites that consist from anything of piracy, child pornography, drug trafficking or even human trafficking. Although, when most of these sites are found, they are immediately taken down, but these sites are constantly being put up that it is difficult to take down every single site. In my search, I found a website called that is commonly known as an escort service, which allows clients to call and set up an appointment for sexual favors either at a hotel, their home, or any desired destination....   [tags: Crime, Gang, World Wide Web, Prostitution]

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Should Prostitution Be Legal?

- When it comes to the topic of legalizing prostitution, some of us will readily agree that it is the oldest profession that involves money rather than the historic hunter and gather. Where this agreement usually ends, however, is on the question of the safety of the man or woman selling their body for financial gain. Though I concede that prostitution can be dangerous, I still insist that legalizing prostitution would not only benefit the men and women involved, it would also be a financial gain to the government....   [tags: Prostitution, Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

- ... Picard makes a valid point that prohibition never worked, so why would prohibiting prostitution work. Therefore, they will most likely do it regardless. Picard makes a point that we should focus on the causes of prostitution instead of making prostitutes the criminal. Thus, when we solve isolation, loneliness, and making money from sex will go a long way with protecting the prostitutes. Thirdly, making prostitution legal would make it just another job. Picard also states that “sex workers in countries such as New Zealand, the Netherlands, and Germany, where sex work is not a crime benefit from health and safety laws, up to and including police protection, and health care just like any ot...   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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The Worth of a Child:Child Labor Trafficking

- “Police and social workers say that more than 20,000 people are brought into the United States each year by exploitative labor traffickers and that at least half the victims are children” (Startribune, 2009, paragraph 1). This number only includes the definite amount of victims that authority figures have identified as victims. It does not take in account for all of the unreported victims which are currently working as slaves or even possibly deceased from being beaten to death. And, according to the Star Tribune, each year, more than 10,000 of these victims, trafficked into the United States, are children....   [tags: social workers, child labor, trafficking, ]

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Prostitution, The World 's Oldest Profession

- ... The best way to address the issue of human trafficking directly is to ensure that people stuck in the trade are provided with viable exit strategies by the government (Kristof SR9). Ensuring the legality of sex work would all but eliminate the fear of turning to the police for help to escape a trafficking ring. As the law currently stands, workers caught in the trade are at risk of punishment for selling sex. This backwards law forces many prostitutes to choose between staying in the trade and being punished by the police....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Human trafficking]

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Juvenile Prostitution Crimes

- Juvenile prostitution could be define as the time in which a teenage under the age of 18 engage in sexual activities in exchange of money, property, or for mainly other reason than satisfy one emotional or sexual needs. When we think of juvenile prostitution we usually think that these grills sell their self for pleasure or because they want to but, the reality is that this crime is escalating to a level that our teenagers are becoming like slave in the 2009 this crime is getting worst and our community is not concern that this people are usually tacking our teenagers to prostitute them....   [tags: Juvenile Prostitution, criminal justice, crimes, ]

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An Encounter with Prostitution

- An Encounter with Prostitution It was a busy Saturday afternoon at the Sea-tec Mall, many different people walking in and out of the large department stores and inside the interior of the mall. However, the vast majority of people walking among the mall were groups of young teenage girls. The mall has become the major hangout for teenagers, where both males and females roam to show themselves off to people of the opposite sex. I noticed two girls at the food court, where they were in line waiting to buy coffee from Starbucks....   [tags: Prostitutes Prostitution Descriptive Essays]

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Is Child Workforce a Good Thing?

- ... Factory owners loved child labor because it was cheap and they could support their ideas by saying it was good for the country/state and the economy. Children labor was very useful, because they could fit into smaller areas that the average human could not fit in. The children were used to fix small problems in the machines that could become into a bigger problem, because the grown man's hand could not fit into the smaller areas children were very useful to the factory owners. the factory owners also found it way easier to get them to work easier and to manage and control there feeling to get more work out of them....   [tags: child labour, stuggling parents]

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Child Abuse And The United States

- Child abuse is a global problem Child abuse in the U.S. is a shame to our American society and an unnecessary act that achieves nothing but bad actions towards another person. In the U.S. child abuse has increased along the years and just seem to be getting more horrendous. It is a recurring issue that has been happening all around the world to innocent young children and most of these cases are being kept quiet about because they are too scared to tell someone what is really going on behind a closed door....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Psychological abuse]

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Child Abuse And Its Effects On Children

- Introduction Child abuse occurs in several different ways. Physical, Sexual, Emotional, and Neglect are the biggest types of child abuse. Physical abuse is the most common form that is reported due to everyone being able to see the abuse happening. Sexual and Emotional abuse are the hardest to discover. They don’t leave physical marks on the child’s body. They leave scars on the inside that last forever. A child can heal and come back from physical abuse but the emotional abuse lasts a lifetime....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Child sexual abuse]

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Child Sexual Abuse And Neglect

- ... This will not only ensure that the child is developing properly, but it also gives doctors the opportunity to address signs of abuse the child may be experiencing before it is too late. Additionally, parents need to be taught about how fragile children are, in addition to the options that are available to parents who no longer feel capable of raising a child (Gosselin, pp. 96-97, 2014). 10. Who are the mandated reporters in our society. Is there anyone else that you would add to the list of mandated reporters....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Domestic violence]

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Prostitution Should Be Illegal in Canada

- ... Pimps can be charged with an applicable offence that includes sexual assault, uttering threats, intimidation, and forcible confinement. A ‘missing people’ article dated back in April of 2000 reported a pimp named Barry Thomas Niedermier, 43, had something to do with 27 prostitutes that were missing in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has a bad history with the law, once involving himself pimping a 14 year-old girl in the streets. According to the Canadian law, child prostitution is illegal under the Bill C-27....   [tags: sexual services, women, desperate for money]

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Child Abuse And Its Effects On Children

- Child abuse describes any form of physical, sexual or emotional maltreatment to a child. It also includes lack of care that may harm a child, or ill-use of power to the point of mistreatment that breaches trust. There are different forms of child abuse. The forms include physical abuse, neglect, psychological abuse and sexual abuse (U.S, 1993). Physical abuse is the intentional cause of physical injury that ranges from slight bruises to severe fractures or even resulting in the death of the victims....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Psychological abuse]

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Prostitution Should Not be Legalized

- Prostitution should not be ‘Legalized’ Sexual objectification of women is viewing them solely as de-personalized objects of desire instead of as individuals of complex personalities, which is done by speaking or thinking of women solely by their physical attributes. Sexuality has been a controversial topic for a long time, and there have been many thinkers pondering on its effects on societies and cultures all over the world. The physical expression of sexuality is fundamental and universal. What differs is how cultures, religions and societies construe and influence both the setting in which sexual intercourse between men and women occurs and the type of relationships in which pregnancy is...   [tags: Sex Crimes]

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Human Trafficking and Prostitution in Russia

- Human Traficking In Russia: Prostitution human trafficking in Russia.-prostitution. Russia is considered the largest country in the whole world. It is massively known for the origin and final destination of trafficked men, women, and children who are forced to labour. Human trafficking is one of the major problems that is facing Russia. Trafficking is carried out mainly for the purpose of exploitation, which includes prostitution, forced labour, slavery, removal of organs and many others (human trafficking in and out of Russia)....   [tags: unemployed women, inefficient legal system]

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The Drug Usage Of Prostitution

- ... 350). Marijuana is already becoming legal in many states across the nation, and I think this is a good idea so that the states can regulate its usage and put the tax revenue towards drug treatment programs for those addicted to the harsher drugs. For instance, the treatment program S.T.O.P., was found to divert 944 drug users with a 6 percent fail rearrests rate after completing the program (Alder, et al., 2013, p. 350). Of course, drug court and probation programs have also had a successful outcome, but more money is needed to fund support these programs (Uranda et....   [tags: Illegal drug trade, Smuggling, Drug cartel, Drug]

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Who is a Child? The Definition of a Child

- ... The third option protocol ensures that issues affecting children’s well-being and development are communicated in a timely manner to the relevant authorities (Todres, Wojcik, and Revaz 10). The convention, through its articles and optional protocols, requires states to act in the child’s best interest to ensure the full protection of children against social, cultural, or economic discrimination (Swepston 6). The Sharia and Islamic laws do not have a definite definition of a child. The two laws, which advocate for the same things, vaguely consider a child as any human being that needs care and protection from another person....   [tags: corporal punishment, child convention]

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The Effects Of Child Abuse On Our Society

- ... So how does this problem make our society dysfunctional. Simple, because nobody wants to hear about the horrible events a child went through, our general public turns their back on it and looks the other way or just plain out don’t care in the long run because it is not their child. Then we have mass media, court houses and lawyers, which finds ways to shame the victims, so that nobody wants to report the abuse that has occurred to them. In addition, our society has become desensitized to this problem, it’s no longer appalling and horrifying to everyone anymore....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Physical abuse, Sexual abuse]

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Factors Determining Entry into the Prostitution Lifestyle

- It is called the oldest profession in the world, and employs approximately one to two million people in the United States alone. Prostitution is defined as the practice or occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for payment. This payment could be money, drugs, and in some cases mercy. The lifestyle of a prostitute can be extremely dangerous and damaging, consisting of being raped, robbed, beaten, threatened, materialized, pimped, and the list goes on. Add to the situation a sexually transmitted disease, drug addiction, and unplanned pregnancy for a mixture of devastation and total depravity....   [tags: abuse, violence, drug addiction]

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Sexual Abuse : The Most Devastating Forms Of Child Abuse

- ... Although the concepts overlap, the terms are not interchangeable. For instance, a child molester can be a pedophile or vice versa. However, there are child molesters who do not have a strong, ongoing sexual interest in children (i.e. are not pedophilic) and there are also pedophiles who never molest (i.e. are not child molesters) (Feelgood & Hoyer, 2008). Despite the differential in terms, one remains prejudice toward the group. As a social worker, one refuses to aid this population due to their cognitive distortions, the inability to rehabilitate the person, and detrimental effects on the victims....   [tags: Child sexual abuse, Human sexual behavior]

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Child 's Maltreatment And Its Effects On Children

- ... Teachers are one of few professionals who get to see, observe, and interact a child on daily basis. One of professions where a relationship with a child can be developed and where at the foundation is trust and respect. Educators can and should play a critical role in advocating for children when they are being mistreated. So who is a mandated reporter. According to the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (2015), “mandated reporters are required to report suspected child abuse or maltreatment when they are presented with a reasonable cause to suspect child abuse or maltreatment.” In other words, mandated reporter made a conclusion based on rational observations to suspe...   [tags: Child abuse, Neglect, Abuse, Domestic violence]

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Graduation Speech : A Child Of Parents

- ... There were other kids, quiet and shy, hiding in the shadows. The mothers were the same way, some safe and content and, perhaps a greater number that were on the brink of fear and panic. But it was the the distinct contrast of the children who I encountered during my visits to The Shelter Home that have interested me. The contrast between their lives and mine. I couldn’t stop thinking about them. How are their lives different than mine. How are they similar. What choices did i have that they did not....   [tags: Parent, Mother, Child, The Child]

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Impact of Child Abuse and Neglect on Victims

- Parents who take out anger on their kids not only place them in a dangerous position physically, but they harm them emotionally and mentally as well. Child abuse can be described as many different things. One of the more common forms of abuse is neglect. As stated by James W. Vander, in the book Human Development, "neglect is defined as the absence of adequate social, emotional, or physical care." (Vander, 1997). This could include undernourishment, a mother not paying attention to a sick or hurt child, or even a guardian not sharing happiness with his or her child....   [tags: Effects of Child Abuse on Behavior]

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The Conflict of Prostitution

- You’re skimming through the “for sale” ads online, just wasting time in hopes to find something that will fulfill your every need. You skim across an ad that offers whatever you want, all you have to do is pay the right price. Would you do it. Would you pay. Do you think twice. Because that’s exactly what happens every day when men and women seek sexual favors. It starts with a want, and ends with a dollar sign. It’s prostitution. In today’s society, the debatable conflict of prostitution definitely affects individuals in a negative way; however, there are positive aspects to such an issue as well....   [tags: History, Pros, Cons]

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Child Protective Services And Its Effect On Children 's Emotional Development

- In addition, sexual abuse also includes activities by a parent or caretaker such as fondling a child’s genitals, penetration, incest, rape, sodomy, indecent exposure, and exploitation through prostitution or the production of pornographic materials. Emotional or psychological abuse is a pattern of behavior that impairs a child’s emotional development or sense of self-worth. This may include criticism, threats, or rejection, as well as withholding love, support or guidance. This type of abuse is almost always present with other types of abuse....   [tags: Child abuse, Domestic violence, Foster care]

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The Impact of Globalization on Child Labor

- Introduction Child labour is a very real problem in the world today, and although it is declining, progress is happening at a slow and unequal pace. Child labour by the International Labour Organization is defined as “work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development (Diallo, Etienne, & Mehran, 2013, p. 2).” In the most extreme forms of child labour it could account for child enslavement, separation from their families, exposure to serious hazards and illnesses and being left to fend for themselves on the streets (Dinopoulos & Zhao, 2007)....   [tags: Child Labor in Developing Countries]

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Prostitution Should be Legalized

- Prostitution Should be Legalized Prostitution is known as the oldest profession in the world, however, many states in the U.S. outlaw it. The textbook definition of prostitution is the "act or practice of engaging in sexual acts for money" ("Prostitution," Macmillan 805). Nevada is the first in the United States to legalize prostitution. Although the long term effects of legalized prostitution is uncertain, the short term effects have been economically beneficial. Prostitution should be legalized because not only could it financially benefit the country, but it could also reduce crime....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Prostitutes Essays]

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Child Labor Is A Pervasive Problem Throughout The Global Economy

- Child labor is a pervasive problem throughout the global economy, especially in the markets of developing countries. With over 90% of the total child labor market employed in the rural areas of India and Africa, largely due to lack of enforcement. It is argued that something has to be done. Although the majority of people are ethically appalled by child labor, and against the exploitation of children. Is the worldwide eradication of the worst forms of child labor really a feasible alternative. To answer this question people have to take into account a variety of factors involving both the economic and social costs, as well as have a firm understanding of the situations people are faced with...   [tags: Childhood, Family, The Child, Child]

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The Increase in Prostitution and Selling of Women and Children in Nicaragua

- After the Sandinistas were removed from power, the concern about the social welfare of the Nicaraguan citizens was lowered. The new focus of the government has been on the economic development of the nation. As the Civil Wars, have ended, tourists have determined that it is a new exotic location to visit. The combination of economic strife and tourism has led to a rise in human trafficking and sex tourism in the country. This is a detrimental after effect of a growing capitalist society and it directly affects the people that we will be working with in Nicaragua....   [tags: sandinistas, sex trafficking, human rights]

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Child Abuse And Its Effects On Our Nation 's Most Serious Public Health Problems

- A child abuse is one of our nation 's most serious public health problems. It occurs at every socio-economic level, within all ethnic groups, cultures and religions, and at all levels of education. Each day in the United States, four children die as a result of child abuse, and three out of four of these victims are under the age of four. Scientific studies show a link between child abuse and neglect of children and a wide range of medical, emotional, and behavioral disorders such as depression, alcohol abuse, drug addiction and juvenile delinquency....   [tags: Child abuse, Domestic violence, Abuse]

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Prostitution: The Uncontrollable Vice

- “There are women who search for love, and there are those that search for money.” Today, the term woman simply denotes one’s sex. It does not define her character, morals and values, or even her profession. However, this was not always the case. At the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth century, during the Progressive Era, there was a drive for reform. Various social problems became targets for investigation and intervention: child labour, juvenile delinquency, corruption in city government and police departments, and prostitution....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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What Is Child Labor And What Does Child Labor Do?

- Why do people think that it’s okay to take children and have them work for hours and hours. Do they not know that children have lives of their own that they would like to enjoy. Do they know that children needs their education and don’t have time to be worrying about jobs, especially at the ages they already are. What are the parents doing about it. Why do the bosses even allow themselves to even put the children at risk. Do they not like children. So, if you’re like me and wanted to know what is child labor, I’m here to tell you....   [tags: child labor, child workers, labor force]

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Child Abuse And Neglected Children

- ... We will discuss more information about abused and neglected children as the house parents requested. So we as a group will discuss and talk about what is abuse and neglect, the signs of abuse and neglect, and how to respond to abuse and neglect with patience. Synthesize of Research What is abuse and neglect. The records of incidences of child abuse and neglect date back to several decades. In general, child abuse is the phenomenon in an adult performs a proscribed, avoidable, or proximate action with a child that is conducive to damage the adolescent’s mind or body (Agathonos‐Georgopoulou, 1992)....   [tags: Child abuse, Neglect, Domestic violence]

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Child Abuse Is A Problem

- Child abuse defines any form of physical, sexual or emotional maltreatment to a child. It also includes lack of care that may harm a child, or ill-use of power to the point of mistreatment that breaches trust. According to Department of Children and Families, child abuse can manifest in a child’s home, organization or schools that the child interrelates (Invernizzi & Williams, 2011). In our world today, child abuse is a problem that needs to be addressed to protect the rights of our children. Despite the various societal challenges relating to infancy and teenage generation, child abuse stands out as a significant evidence of moral degradation in the society....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Domestic violence]

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The Child Abuse Epidemic in the United States

- According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 3.3 million referrals for alleged maltreatment were made in 2013. Out of the 3.3 million referrals, 899,000 children were officially documented as being maltreated(Child Abuse & Neglect 2015). Child abuse is the mistreatment of a child. Child abuse is recognized in several forms; physical, emotional, sexual and neglect. Children who experience any form of abuse will tend to withdraw themselves from their peers and sometimes from other family members who are not aware of what is taking place....   [tags: Causes & Effects of Child Abuse]

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Child Abuse And The United States

- Learning to regain one’s ability to communicate efficiently provides assistance to survivors, not only in regaining their place in society, but also rebuilding their self-esteem. The first item taken from a victim is their ability to communicate. They are told to keep quiet by the perpetrator, and in most cases the warnings are enforced with physical threats. “The United States has one of the worst records among Industrialized nations—losing on average between four and seven children every day to child abuse and neglect....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Physical abuse, Neglect]

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Street Prostitution in St Kilda, Australia

- Street Prostitution in St Kilda, Australia Street prostitution. St Kilda has been dogged by its presence and consequences for decades, and is subsequently a major community concern. There have been innumerable attempts to address the problem, however it is only until recently that an extensive and resourced approach, incorporating supporters representing all political parties and many community stakeholders, has come into force. In a report released by the Attorney General's Street Prostitution Advisory Group (established in March 2001 and consisting of parliamentary, government, residential, police, welfare, trade, and sex worker representatives), it has bee...   [tags: Papers]

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The One Child Policy Video

- In the One Child Policy video they spoke about what the policy was and how it created negative unintended consequences within China. The first concept I want to introduce to this essay is ‘population’. In the text the term population means “A target group to be studied” (Henslin 103). China started this policy because their country was getting over populated and China’s population started increasing in the 50’s and 60’s. They chose to keep boys because they say they are more loyal to the family, carry the family name better, and will stick around longer....   [tags: Foster care, Adoption, Female, One-child policy]

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The Consequences of Prostitution in China

- Brothels have become close to what is a way of life for many Chinese women. From past to current day China, human trafficking takes place in various regions of this country. What is the reason and what are the consequences for women to be involved in prostitution. Women are becoming prostitutes voluntarily; they give sexual favors or even sell their own daughters into the sex trade in order to make money just to survive. Now, women in China are well aware of the consequences of becoming a prostitute, which can cause, HIV/AIDS, other sexual transmitted diseases, sentence to prison, poverty, and even death....   [tags: Sex Trade, Chinese Women]

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Disadvantages and Alternatives to Legalizing Prostitution

- Anthropology professor and author of “Lydia's Open Door” Patty Kelly presents several compelling arguments for the legalization of prostitution in her article “Enough Already, it's Time we Legalize Prostitution”. Kelly believes firmly that legalization of sex work, and the introduction of state regulated brothels would protect both the women who offer sexual services, as well as the clients who obtain these services. Mostly based on her time spent visiting a legal, state run brothel in Mexico, Kelly observed and spoke to many women involved in the legal sex trade taking place there....   [tags: Article Review]

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Taking a Look at Prostitution

- “I will in the back parts of my mind, to drag out the stuff that scares me, that blocks me, that still make wonder, if I am still nothing but an object finding how to please others. The role of prostitution is never is to please without thought, to please without emotions, to please without knowing a past, and please without having pain. A prostitute is never as real as a human, she can never have the right to feel, have dreams, to know a past or have a future” (Mott). I don’t feel like prostitution should be legalized because it encourages human trafficking....   [tags: the oldest profession in the world]

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Should Prostitution be Legalized?

- Prostitution, which is the act of engaging in sexual intercourse for money, has been part of human society since Biblical times. It had become a common part of our society because the women that choose to take part in prostitution are often on the brink of bankruptcy or already are and need a way to provide for themselves and/or their families. They have few to no laws in place to protect them. This leads to the question of whether prostitution should be legalized or whether it should be kept as a common, but illegal occurrence....   [tags: the oldest profession in the world]

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Child Abuse Is Everyone 's Business

- Child Abuse Child abuse is everyone’s business. Child abuse is mistreatment of children. Child abuse can be in various forms such as sexual, physical, neglect, emotional, mental, and verbal. Child abuse often occurs because adults blame all of their stress on the children, or from substance abusement, being a single parent/stepparent. There are ways to prevent child abuse. Sexual abuse is the involuntary of developing immature children or adolescents in sexual activities. It can be in a form of rape, pornography, molestation, prostitution, exposure, incest, or any sexually explorative activities....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Psychological abuse, Bullying]

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