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Modern Day Slavery

Summary: Although slavery was abolished long ago, some forms of it are still practiced today in the form of child labor and sexual abuse. In order to help themselves and their families survive, women and children are sold either into labor or into the commercial sex industry in areas such as prostitution or pornography.
Slavery did not only exist before it was abolished but also after. Mark Twain satirizes slavery in the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which can be related to modern day slavery. Twain shows that even white people such as Miss Watson and Aunt Sally Phelps show no concern of the injustice of a runaway slave, Jim. Although, Huck is one person that is willing to be Jim's friend. He is willing to help a black slave become free. As slavery is still increasing today many concerns of slavery are those of child labor and sexual abuse.

"Child labor is a major threat to the health of children in the United States" (Landrigan). While there are legal and illegal forms of labor there are both positive and negative aspects. As a positive aspect a child with an odd job is learning the meaning of money, getting a...

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