Charity Network Inc. is a humanitarian initiative that works to prevent the trafficking of children. Child trafficking preys upon the most innocent and the most vulnerable parts of our society, and forces these children into sexual, domestic, sweatshop or field labor. Believing that the life of a child today is the life of the world tomorrow, Charity Network Inc is working to impact larger societal problems through providing support and education to trafficked and at-risk children and their families. Because globalization has brought child trafficking to every corner of the globe, these efforts will be applied both to source countries, which are largely in the developing world, and to receiving countries.
These anti-trafficking measures will provide a holistic intervention in the circumstances that often lead to child trafficking. The first area of emphasis will be prevention through education. Trafficking often begins when a child’s parents are promised education or work opportunities for their son or daughter, and are thus mislead into sending their child to live with a friend, relative, or stranger. By educating parents about the perils of these arrangements, and by teaching them how to avoid such traps, we will be affecting a primary source of child trafficking.
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