It's Time to Stop Child Trafficking

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According to the factsheet from United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICFE), which is a global organization and active in more than 190 countries and territories through country programmes and National Committees “The huge transnational industry of trafficking in human beings generates approximately up to $10 billion per year” (www.unicef.org). Even though child trafficking is an illegal and underground trading, there are still huge numbers of child trafficking by we are known. Nowadays, most countries have better laws to protect their own citizens. Moreover, as time goes by, people are receiving a higher quality education and are more protected by the state and government, so it would make sense that there would be fewer criminals involved in human trafficking. However, the UNICEF website shows that “Every year, thousands of Beninese children and 1.2 million young people across the globe are victims of trafficking-300,000 of them in West and Central Africa alone. ‘Child trafficking is a global phenomenon of unprecedented magnitude. It’s one of the major human rights violations in the world today.’ Said Mr. Duamelle” (Reine David-Gnahoui). From these data, people should pay more attentions on children cases, because children is the future for the country. Why people bring kids to the world, if they cannot provide a safe living situation for their kids? In my opinion, not only parents and government, but also all levels of society have responsibility for children trafficking. Firstly, parents have responsibility to teach their kids awareness of threatening; secondly, children should be actively receiving effective knowledge about protecting themselves by schooling and parenting education; moreover, the government should play the mos... ... middle of paper ... ... for every country. Works Cited “Briefing on trafficking in Children to Congressional Human Right Caucus” UNICEF. Web. 24 June 2003. Web. 16 May. 2013. “Cambridge, Massachusetts.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 15 May 2013. Web. 15 May. 2013. “Kunming Police Cracked an Extraordinarily Serious Child Trafficking Case to Rescue 28 Children).” Sina.com. Xin Lang, 28. October. 2006. Web. 16 May 2013 “The EU Announcement Trafficking Investigation Report, the Second of Sources from outside which is China.” Observer. Ed. Shaoyu. Global Time, 17 Apr.2013. Web. 12 May 2013. The Mouth Meat of Whine. “5-year-old Abducted Girls Wit Turnaround How to Prevent Children Being Trafficked Child Trafficking.” Jihot. N.p. 18 Apr. 2013. Web.15 May. 2013. Walts, K. (2012). An Introduction to Child Trafficking in the United States. Children’s Right Litigation, 12(2), 2-8

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