Mar 1, 2011, 1:24 PM
It is heartbreaking to read the BBC report which states that there is serious concern among experts
regarding an increase in child trafficking ahead of the World cup in
The African Union must help the South African government in
their efforts to tackle this evil practice. The children are being taken from
other countries and if borders are not being respected then it is a problem for
Many NGO's are concerned at the lack of progress on this issue and fear that if there is any more heel-dragging it will simple leave more children vulnerable to abuse. Some children have been saved however and we hope to hear more stories of this kind. In cases such as this cross-border cooperation between all African nations will be key to tackling the problem. Let's all come together to stamp out this evil practice.