Australia Become 1st Country To Recognise ‘Orphanage Trafficking’ As Slavery

Australia has become the first country in the world to recognise ‘orphanage trafficking’ as a form of modern slavery. Children from smaller countries are recruited in orphanages in the West for the purpose of profit through foreign aid.

According to the US State Department, “many orphanages use the children to raise funds by forcing them to perform shows for or interact and play with potential donors to encourage more donations”. As per estimates, 80% of children living in the world’s orphanages have at least one living parent.

Source: BBC News

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  • Australia Capital: Canberra, Currency: Australian Dollar.

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