In Canada, there were 40,425 reports of missing children in 2019.
In Australia, an estimated 25,000 children are reported missing every year according to the Australian Federal Police, National Missing Persons Coordination Center.
At a time when concerns are high for the health of our nation, and while human and child trafficking numbers are soaring, it is all the more imperative that we maintain a vigilant eye on protecting those passing through our borders. Ohio may not be a border town, but the overall impact of our current border crisis will be felt the nation through.
In the United States, in 2020, there were 365,348 NCIC entries for missing children. In 2019, the total number of missing children entries into NCIC was 421,394.
These are just three different locations in the world. The cartels and underworld have turned child trafficking into a lucrative business set to surpass the drug trade in annual revenue. This is a very real problem and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. This is not a conversation that anyone is comfortable with having, but if we’re being honest, that has long been a big part of the problem. Learn how to be a voice for those who have had theirs taken away. #SaveOurChildren