Jess Larsen talks about the founding of Child Rescue Association – an anti-human trafficking organization that helps organise and fund rescue operations and rehabilitation and recovery for victims. Jess talks about the motivations behind starting such a project and shares a powerful message about the problem of child trafficking and what is being done to combat it. This episode is packed with powerful success stories about rescued victims and action points for self-education about the problem.
If we’re going to be responsible adults and parents and create the kind of society where it’s safe for children… It does seem very irresponsible to have so little work done. We’ve got incredible teams and many law enforcement agencies called ICAC (internet crimes against children) who do really great work and are drastically underfunded. If we would take this as serious as we take domestic terrorism we could make a much safer society for children to grow up in.
If you really want to get an idea of how big the issue [of human trafficking] is… jump on google and try searching human trafficking and then your city name… and then search child trafficking and your city name.