Child Trafficking Kushan Zaveri What is it? Affects over 1.2 million more Children Annually recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of children 'Trade' of children Result on Children "Deprives them of their childhood" "Lose their ability to... educate themselves" "Physically, Mentally, and Socially harmful" Why is the problem
still growing? It is recognized by many Organization around the world such as the UN Also one of the three Palermo Protocols There is a lack of public attention! Why do people do it Kids work in Factories Are part of the Army Made into Prostitutes Used to Beg for money Where in the world? Uganda Statistics 1 in every 4 children are working
Boys: 27% Chance
Girls: 24% Chance
Boys are turned to soldiers
Girls are used for prostitution JOSEPH KONY Leader of the rebel group "Lord's Resistance Army"
Has abducted approximately 66,000 Children and counting
Has forced over 2 million people to move
Recognized as the most wanted fugitive in 2002 by the International Criminal Court Kony 2012 India Ethiopia has a Child Labour rate of 53% Statistics Approximately 1/8 chance of being put into labour at a young age Equal amount of boys and girls that are working The difference between India and Uganda The children are mainly used for begging throughout the country As early as age 2 Apart from this... Girls are put in to Prostitution Children are used in factories Now to Canada Canada Statistics In our country, Child Trafficking is not a problem We cannot assume that there is no signs of it as it exists everywhere It is suspected that children are mainly put in to prostitution although some may become a victim of forced labour. We do not have much to fear in our country and we should be proud of that
However, we should not forget what other countries face My Solution We have to give more attention to the topic and spread the word
Support the poor families in need
Monitor all the trafficking with new and improved technology
Help the cause by donating to the "Invisible Children" or "World Vision"
Help by "Liking" their Facebook page Uganda It is very uncommon and unlikely to be trafficked here. This is the third largest industry and we cannot let it grow! Rowen, Beth. "The World’s Most-Wanted Fugitives." Infoplease. Infoplease, 2007. Web. 06 Mar. 2013. <http://www.infoplease.com/world/statistics/most-wanted-fugitives.html>.
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