Public Service Announcements from the UN

You can see/share all of the UN’s PSA’s on human trafficking on their Youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/UNGIFT08

There are PSAs for English-speaking and other countries. Check ’em out and share with your friends! (And for your U.S. friends, you might also mention the national hotline number (see the July 31 post).

“Prostitution and Prevention” (NY Times)

Child prostitution, a large and growing problem across the United States, is especially severe in tourist and convention cities. Atlanta, for example, has been identified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as one of 14 American cities with the highest rates of child prostitution. Georgia’s lawmakers, religious groups and juvenile justice advocates are taking this issue very seriously, but they may miss an important opportunity unless they focus on programs that have a lasting impact on the lives of Georgia’s most vulnerable children.

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