sexual exploitation

The need to survive results in child abuse in Cambodia

July 21, 2014
2014.07.21 A neighbour alerted Cambodian police about a 4-year-old girl kept chained in a wooden shack for 8 hours every day. The girl’s mother borrowed money from a woman who demanded the girl be sent to her as a security against the loan. The girl then spent two years in the lender’s house. The lender

Human trafficking around the world: Hidden in plain sight

June 11, 2014
2014.06.11 Human trafficking is one of those issues that rankles people even when they don’t understand its actual shape and scope. At least a dozen books have appeared in the past few years describing the horrors of sex trafficking, a gruesome practice of enslavement and perversion affecting millions of (mostly) girls the world over, including,