A Modern Loss of Dignity


According to the first Catholic principle of social teaching, the life and dignity of the human person, we are called to value every life and treat everyone with respect. The women involved in the world of sex trafficking are not afforded this courtesy. The vulnerable women in the sex trafficking industry have had their dignity stripped away from them and are left alone, soulless in a way, as their experiences have shown that their human rights have clearly been violated. Women who have become subject to the world of sex trafficking are prone to suffer from trauma and illnesses as a result of the inhumane experiences they have encountered; therefore, there must be more institutional support for these women throughout their recovery. This research project contends that safety precautions must be enforced nationwide to protect women and bring the sex trafficking industry to justice.



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