Child trafficking

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Child trafficking

  1. 1. A form of human trafficking  The recruitment, transportation, transfer and harboring of children for the purpose of exploitation.  Any act or transaction where a child is transferred by any person or a group of people for money or any kind of other form of payment.
  2. 2. It is also a kind of modern slavery.  Sex trafficking  Domestic servitude  Factory and farm slavery  Children In army  Children in bondage labour  Baggers.
  3. 3.  1.2 billion children and babies are trafficked annually worldwide.  Profit of $29.5 billion every year.  Two million children are exploited in the transnational sex trade.  No record in what form of trafficking takes place.
  4. 4.  Loss of support from the family and community  Loss of proper education  Obstacles in physical development  Psychological traumas  Isolation or boycott from the society  Exploitation of child rights.
  5. 5.  Poverty  migration  Political instability  Militarisms  Civil unrest  Natural disaster in homeland  Promises of economic opportunities for a better life.  Lack of unemployment.
  6. 6.  Fraud  Trickery  False promises  Familiarity  VIOLENCE  Slaveholders keep things in control by constant threat of violence  Almost all trafficked children's are victims of an extreme act of violence.
  7. 7.  Fuels organized crime  Deprives countries of human capital  Promotes social breakdown  Undermines public health  Imposes enormous economic cost  Subverts government authorities
  8. 8.  Anxiety  Depression  Sleep disorders  Post traumatic stress disorder  Disorientation  Confusion  Phobias and panic attacks.
  9. 9.  Legal Framework to Address Trafficking in India  Article 23 of the Constitution Guarantees right against exploitation; prohibits  traffic in human beings and forced labour and  makes their practice punishable under law.  Legal Framework to Address Trafficking in India  Article 23 of the Constitution Guarantees right against exploitation; prohibits  traffic in human beings and forced labour and  makes their practice punishable under law.
  10. 10.  Media attention reaches several hundred thousand viewers and should therefore serve the following important functions:  The media should transmit appropriate message to ensure that the victims learn that they are not alone.  Victims can be made aware of places and institutions where they can seek help.
  11. 11.  Government at local level and source areas should create compulsory high  quality education, employment opportunities and income generation programme.  Government should produce relevant IEC materials; promote sensitization programmes for teachers in government schools, parents and community workers.
  12. 12. The following are the most important International Conventions regarding trafficking of children: 1. The Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989. 2. The Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, 2000. 3. The Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women, (CEDAW) 1979. 4. The Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children. 10 5. Declaration on Social and legal principles relating to the Protection and Welfare of Children, with special reference to Foster placement and adoption Nationally and Internationally, 3 December, 1986
  13. 13.  Trafficking in human beings, especially children, is a form of modern day slavery.  and requires a holistic, multi-sectoral approach to address the complex dimension of the problem.  This problem can only be eradicated by creating awareness, by doing advocacy campaigning and by taking strict action against accused.

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