A recent report from from the UK has everyone talking. On the surface, the news is disheartening. The number of British national children referred through the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) has gone up by an astonishing 66 percent since 2016. In fact, the new numbers don’t point to an actual surge, but a noticeable change in practice of frontline staff who have received better NRM training and are now able to identify these children.
For years, Lanh didn’t have a way to talk about the violence she had been through — that is, until the day a child she barely knew helped her find the words she needed.
Five myths about trafficking in the UK. The bottom line: They’re children, they’re here, and we have to safeguard them.