Sex trafficking: the fight to recover India’s stolen children. In the heart of the Sundarbans lies the world’s largest mangrove forest, a fragile and vulnerable place due to devastating climate change effects. This has displaced families and disrupted their traditional way of life.
As a consequence, human trafficking has risen, particularly affecting women and children. Subhasree Raptan, a remarkable woman, has been fighting against human trafficking for a decade through her non-profit organization, GGBK.
Sex trafficking: the fight to recover India’s stolen children
Her commitment and determination provide hope and support to victims. We must acknowledge the reality and unite globally to address the root causes and protect the vulnerable.
The extent of human trafficking in India is alarming, with an estimated number of approximately 8 million individuals trapped in its clutches. To put this into perspective, it represents a figure almost equivalent to the entire population of New York City.
Furthermore, often victims find themselves ensnared in human trafficking networks in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) and Malaysia.
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