Over 100,000 girls aged 12-17 are victims of child sex-trafficking and/or sexual exploitation in the Philippines every single year. It is estimated that there are over 1 million girls globally are victims of child-sex trafficking with 73% of all sex-trafficking victims coming from the Asia-Pacific region. By using the power of play to protect, educate and empower vulnerable adolescent girls these horrible circumstances can be fully prevented or prevented for the future. Proving these girls with the thing they need the most, a place where they are safe and protected. The future vision on eradicate all forms of child abuses and sex-trafficking across Asia by 2030. By creating community safe-spaces to protect and provide equitable participation for girls and to capacitate teachers and communities to identify and report signs of abuses.
Many young girls from the Asia-Pacific region grow up unprotected. Common in these circumstances is sex-trafficking and/or sexual exploitation. Trafficking for sexual exploitation alone is US$27.8 billion worldwide. trafficking in the Asia-Pacific region has been estimated at the ratio of 3 for every 1,000 inhabitants. Victims of human trafficking can experience devastating psychological effects during and after their trafficking experience. Many survivors may end up experiencing post-traumatic stress, difficulty in relationships, depression, memory loss, anxiety, fear, guilt, shame, and other severe forms of mental trauma. These vulnerable girls can be protected by offering them chances to play together, to follow education, empower them and give them opportunities for their independent future.
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