Updated: Dec 9, 2016. Stop Human Trafficking
” Human traffickers prey on some of the most vulnerable members of our society to exploit them for labor, for sex and for servitude of all kinds. Their crimes, appropriately described as modern-day slavery, have no place in a nation that has overcome the scourge of slavery. That’s why the Department of Justice is committed—and I am personally determined—to hold human traffickers accountable, provide support to trafficking survivors, and stand up for the rights and the dignity that they deserve.” Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, June 25, 2015
“Commercial sex traffickers trade in, and make money on, the vulnerability of their teenage and young adult victims. Few, if any, crimes are more outrageous or harmful to their victims, and those who engage in this conduct deserve the full attention of our joint law enforcement efforts. Those on the other side of these criminal transactions – the sex buyers – should also take notice, for they are an equal part of the problem, and they too will have a price to pay……..” United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha, January 11, 2015
“Human trafficking is the world’s fastest growing criminal enterprise, valued to be an estimated $32 billion-a-year global industry. After drug trafficking, human trafficking is the world’s second most profitable criminal enterprise, a status it shares with illegal arms trafficking. Sex trafficking can and does take place in every community, no matter the cultural make up, the affluence, or the location of a community. No community is immune from being affected by the exploitation of human beings for commercial sexual activity.” (2016, https://www.justice.gov/usao-ri/human-trafficking)
The Philippines has become the global epicentre of the live-stream sexual abuse trade, and many of the victims are children. In the slums of Manila, a police raid of a child sexual exploitation operation illuminates the challenges the country faces in protecting vulnerable children and prosecuting their abusers. Continue reading at UNICEF website.
We don’t want them hurting our children. Report them today! Use the form below to submit their websites and other online activities.
Call your local authorities, and contact UNICEF listed below.
MANILA – UNICEF
P.O. Box 1076
Makati Central Post Office
1250 Makati City
Facsimile: +63.2.892.8126 and +63.2.901.0196
Country Web Site: https://www.unicef.org/philippines/