The Influence of Poverty on Human Trafficking for Sexual Slavery

The Influence of Poverty on Human Trafficking for Sexual Slavery

Introduction Oftentimes, we are unaware of what’s going on behind closed doors. When we think of human trafficking, we think of young women getting kidnapped in busy and poor countries such as India, China, and Russia, and being forced to commit sexual acts for their kidnapper’s profits. A $150 billion industry, human traf…

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Women Safety in the University of Ottawa

Sexual violence on campus has become a rising issue among universities and colleges across North America. The blaming of sexual assault victims as well as the normalization of male sexual violence have lead to the socially constructed concept of rape culture. In order to put an end to sexual assault & rape culture, universi…

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The Rise in the Privatization of Public Spaces in the Major Cities in North America

Major cities in North America have seen a rise in the privatization of public spaces to rid them of people that society deems undesirable. Once public spaces, parks, sidewalks, and public squares, are slowly being privatized. Stability laws are being enacted to strip neighborhoods of unwelcome individuals like poor and home…

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Bridging the Gap Between Police Officers and Citizens with Mental Illnesses in Canada

Throughout time, there has been great stigma when it comes to mental health and discussing its presence. Millions of Canadians live with mental illnesses everyday. Around 1 in 5 Canadians will face a mental illness sometime during the course of their life (Smetanin, Stiff, Briante, Adair, Ahmad, and Khan, 2011). In Canada,…

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The Cause of Our Overall Fear and Its Link to Genetics and Evolution Process in Our Fear of Immigrants, an Article by Jeremy Adam Smith

The written article Our Fear of Immigrants, constructed by Jeremy Adam Smith briefs on the causation of such issues, while providing rational explanations as well. The author claims that the overall fear can directly be linked to our genes and the evolution process as well. Throughout the entire piece, Smith utilizes pathos…

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The True Meaning of Having Privileges in Society

Privileges “Privilege” is something that will always be present in our world. How we decide to use these privileges determines how we will change the world. We can chose to use our privileges to benefit and help others, or they can be used negatively and create oppression. When most people think of racism, the disadvantage…

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The Different Effects of Divorce on Children

Effects of Divorce on Children “In America, there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds. That’s nearly 2,400 divorces per day, 16,800 divorces per week and 876,000 divorces a year” (Tejada-Sutton, 2010). Divorce has become a huge part of today’s society, because of this, it important for us to research and underst…

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Human Wars and Its Impact on Environment and Societies

Wars vs humanity Ever since humans started writing down history and even earlier, they have been suffering from war. A war is the use of violence and force between two or more states to gain access to a land in order to control trade, water and natural resources. Although some government take advantages of war for th…

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The Prevalence of Gender Bias in Textbooks

Sex Bias in Textbooks Textbooks used in schools have a very important role in educating children. Textbooks are considered as the sources of information. Textbooks creates an image of what is tolerable in a society. Also, textbooks are considered to be the major sources in schools, the ways males and females are presen…

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The Issue of the White Man’s Burden and Its Effects on American Population

The White Man’s Burden The white man’s burden lead to many repercussions, ultimately resulting in the death of Americans without the gain of much. The conditions, issues, and result of white man’s burden had lasting effects on the American population. The conditions surrounding the rise of the White Man’s Burden, was th…

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The F Word Through the Perspective of a Feminist

The “F” Word         Coming from a conservative family, I was often kept away from some of the growing issues of society. Being educated on only one side of the issue, it was hard to form an opinion of my own, and when I finally did the research and created my own view on the world… I was rejected, told that I was not ed…

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The Negative Influence of Rap Music on the Black Community in Joan Morgan’s When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost…My Life as a Hip-Hop Feminist

Joan Morgan, the author of When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost…. My Life as a Hip-Hop Feminist, who is a music writer and a fan of hip-hop, loves the power of rap, but has a deep concern of the negative influence the lyrics have on the black community. Joan Morgan contemplates that rap music is not evil; however, it is so…

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An Overview of Black Feminism Theology

In my research paper I will be discussing black feminism theology and the many components that make up black feminism as a whole. I will be covering the major issues discussed by black feminist and their personal struggle not only as African Americans but also as women. The black feminist experienced more of a battle becaus…

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An Analysis of Gender Stereotyping in the African American Communities

These past couple of weeks I have had the privilege of reading Gender Talk: Women are Advised to Choose Race over Feminism by Johnetta Cole and Beverly Guy-Sheftall. This novel delves into pervasive sexist ideologies that are prominent within the African American community in an effort to assert the importance of gender equ…

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The Problem of Gender Inequality in the United States and Its Negative Impact on American Society

Gender inequality is a social problem that has been widespread in American Society. It has been a problem that has been a negative impact on American Society. Gender inequality is unequal treatment or perceptions of an individual because of their gender. This is the problem that women of today face as they face unequal tre…

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The Addictive Prescriptions for Mental Illness in the Book Dream Land

In the book Dream Land, drug addiction and fatality were discussed regarding the heroin epidemic. However, little research was conducted on mental states and physical and mental addictions. Many medicines such as Adderall and Ritalin which are used for the treatment of mental disorders, just as pain medications were given f…

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Understanding Culture Shock as an International Student

Culture shock and the international student ‘offshore’ written by Pyvis and Chapman explores the reality of culture shock. Culture shock is defined as a phenomenon that occurs when one is faced with different cultural environment. In most cases, this shock is felt exclusively by students who are studying in foreign lands, h…

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The Important Issue of Homeless Youth in the United States

Homeless Youths in the United States Any persons under the age of eighteen who lack a guardian, such as a parent, foster parent, or institutional care in general, are referred to as homeless youth. Another common term associated with such persons would be “unaccompanied” youth. There persons face more problems than just…

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The Major Problem of Homeless Youth in the United States

Homeless youth is defined as any person under the age of eighteen who lack any form of parental, foster, or institutional care. These people are often times referred to as ‘unaccompanied” youth. As you can probably guess being homeless is not their only problem in this scenario. There are many circumstances which enable thi…

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Milgram’s Study on the Importance of Sociology to Organizational Membership

Organization is a large group of people with identifiable memberships that engages in collective actions to fulfill a common purpose (p 140). There are many types of organizations that exist in industrialized societies, influencing aspects of our lives. For example, organizational memberships which are organizations that al…

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The Impact of Women Before and After the Civil War

Before the Civil War, women were gaining a footing in fighting for their rights. As early as the Revolutionary War women, including Abigail Adams fought to be seen as equals in society, compared to men. Women’s rights was gaining steam until the Civil War broke out. In April 1861, when the Civil War officially began, the id…

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Bullying and Its Influence on Suicidal Behavior

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. (Gov) Suicidal behavior among adolescents mostly originates from bullying. Bullying comes in many forms such as cyber, verbal, physical, and relational bullying. Cyber bullying is the use of electronic co…

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Women Should Be Empowered and Educated to Contribute to Nation Building

You Educate a Woman and You Educate a Generation “You Educate a Woman and You Educate a Generation”. By teaching women to use their brains and to think for themselves, you teach a generation to question traditions and build a more advanced society. An intelligent and well rounded society can only exist when all the peopl…

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A Critique of From Sugar and Spice to Real Life, an Article by Mary Pipher

Sugar and Spice, All Turned To Ice Although the world may disagree on many things, there is one idea generally understood by humans in the world. Girls are catty, girls are jealous, and girls most certainly change from their tie-dye, gaucho wearing ways to a more basic, black legging way, both physically, and metaphoricall…

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Animal Abusers Should Be Brought to Justice

Are Clothes to Kill For? The stance on whether to use animals for scientific experimentation has been very controversial to many people in society. Decisions are made to use unfortunate animals to experiment for the safety of humans, but a dog is a man’s best friend, right? What’s the point in harming or possibly kill…

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