are at least 30 million known victims of human trafficking
in the world today. Not 19th century slaves, but 30,000,000
Make Way Partners'
primary focus is the prevention of
trafficking in humans from the countries of origin,
while educating and mobilizing the Body of Christ in
the countries of destination and transit. We in the
West are the primary countries of destination, as well
as, the benefactors of many services from these slaves.
four primary areas of slavery into which children, as
well as adults, are trafficked (or sold):
young women and children, including toddlers,
are sold into pornography and prostitution. There
are thousands of these victims enslaved in the
United States, Sudan and throughout Western Europe.
thousands of young boys and girls are forced into
military camps where they are trained to fight
as rebels and are often beaten, raped, and malnourished,
as a means to training children to be young killing
FORCED MANUAL LABOR
are agricultural and manufacturing forced manual
labor camps both in Western Europe and in the
is Mafia organized begging. The children are forced
into begging on the streets, and they retain none
of what they collect. They are often forced to
live in sewers, cellars or dark gutted apartments
where many of them are crowded into a small room
under lock and key with little to eat.
Child begging in