How will the pandemic affect human trafficking? We're not sure yet. But with all children at home from school, many unsupervised and online, we must be ready to respond to the likely increase in cybertrafficking, online luring, and child pornography. As stress at home increases and people become isolated, some children may be vulnerable to abuse. We know that financial insecurity can increase vulnerability to exploitation. We must be ready to respond. Please check here for more updates.
( According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, there are 750,000 online predators worldwide at any given moment.)
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