Human Trafficking is modern day slavery. Human Trafficking is today’s most widespread human rights violation and crime against humanity. Often, the issue of Human Trafficking is tied to the broader issues of poverty, crime, and corruption, and it disproportionately affects woman and children.
THEY CANNOT WALK AWAY.
You can find these victims almost everywhere in the world: in brothels, factories, farms, restaurants, and even private residences.
Many people are shocked to learn that this problem exists in today’s prosperous and globalized world, but awareness of the issue is growing and there are also a growing number of grassroots organizations that make it easy to get educated and involved in the fight against trafficking.
Cambodia has the highest incidence of sexual exploitation of women and children in the world.
The combination of widespread poverty and almost non-existent state support systems make the nation’s women and children easy targets for traffickers. After witnessing the desperate situation in Cambodia, it became clear that offering a viable source of income to Cambodian women is the best way that we can help to break the cycle of human trafficking.