Trafficking Grows As Young Victims Remain Hidden in Pandemic’s Shadow | GFA World Special Report #2

The most pressing question is what will happen to a generation of girls whose lives have been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic?

A Pandemic of Abuse and Exploitation

Delhi: Born into an area with one of the highest female suicide rates in the world, this little girl’s mother, most likely, cannot offer a hopeful future to her daughter.
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women
Photo by New African Woman Magazine
Gifts to Polaris enable them to book airplane rescue flights for human trafficking survivors who need to access services, testify in court, and reunite with their families. Photo by Polaris, Facebook
Vectors by Freepik, www.freepik.com
Because of COVID girls are spending more time online, which places them at risk to predators who might target them for sexual exploitation or abuse.

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Joel Vergara

Joel Vergara

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