In partnership with Bombay Teen Challenge and Set Beautiful Free please help us raise money that will help to change the lives of young boys and girls all over India.
Sex trafficking is an affront against basic human dignity. It occurs in nearly every country, and its networks are formidable and difficult to investigate. According to the United Nations, there are between 27 and 30 million modern-day slaves in the world. These figures are usually under-reported and many victims are often kept hidden in the shadows, meaning that real, actual statistics are often elusive.
UNICEF reports that across the world, there are over one million children entering the sex trade every year and that approximately 30 million children have lost their childhood through sexual exploitation over the past 30 years.
The issue of sex trafficking has received increasing attention in India and around the world across the last decade, yet efforts to combat the crime remain woefully inadequate. Millions of young women and children are lured into forced prostitution within India and into India every single year. They are treated like expendable commodities until there is nothing left.
The United Nations named India the worst place among all the G20 nations for a woman to live- behind China and Saudi Arabia. A women is raped every 22 minutes in India. It comes as no shocker then that India has approximately 13 of the 27 million slaves that exist in our world today.
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