Strong empirical and anecdotal evidence reveals that human traffickers view children that lack families as the ideal target. The 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report from the US Department of State offers a particularly vivid picture of this reality worldwide.
The annual report again underscores a simple truth: if we care about human trafficking, one powerful way to turn abstract indignation into concrete action is to welcome orphaned children and foster youth into consistent relationships and loving homes.
The report again highlights a wide range of trafficking risks around the world, from forced labor to sexual exploitation. Page by page, the reader is confronted with the world at its most broken…as well as hopeful trends as governments, NGOs and leaders seek to combat this evil.
The immense vulnerability of children who have been left without parental care – whether as a result of death, abandonment, neglect or incapacity – is inescapable. Consider this sampling…
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