Discarded, AbandonedMillions of children find themselves discarded, orphaned, abused in the sex trade or kidnapped and sold into bonded labor. Others are simply runaways. All of these scenarios have led to millions of abandoned children left behind by their society and culture.
and Abused -
But not Forgotten
- There are 18 million street children in India.
- Some are forced to beg, while others turn to prostitution and drugs.
- In India alone, an estimated 11 million children are separated from their families.
- Tens of thousands of baby girls are abandoned by their parents each year.