Impact of Child Trafficking on Children and their Communities.
Victims of trafficking more especially children face many difficulties after they have been rescued. Research has revealed that most victims are affected in all aspects of life. Children encounter difficulties in educational, physical and mental development.
Impact on the Education on the Child
In most cases the children who are trafficked come from a very poor economic status in their homes which then leads for them not getting the appropriate schooling and educational opportunities. Most of these children leave their schools to try and make a leaving in order to take care of their families and themselves in order to survive. However these children are dragged into situations that they can not save themselves from. Others are forced into being the head of their house because of the deceasing of their parents. Thereafter they are forced into child labor. Before leaving or being trafficked some have already been to primary education or less. Unfortunately some children do not even get to go to the first grade and so they have never been to school. When they arrive in the destination country, the chances of them getting into schools are from nearly to none. Others are forced into labor, and barely get the opportunity to go into educational facilities. Even so, a few have the chance to go to local or informal schools or vocational schools run by NGOís (Non Governmental Organizations) who work with illegal migrant population.
The type of work environment at sex establishments is that that does not encourage and restricts the development of any personís mind. Young girls who are trafficked are unlikely to be engaged into learning programs. The fact is that they are unlikely to be provided with the time and the encouraging atmosphere to go to school and any other skill to develop the skill necessary to for career change. Most of these young girls donít even go as far as developing their reading skills other than knowing how to write, this has a negative impact on their future life and have a less opportunity in prospering in life than to those who have access to education. (Read more ...)