File this under "good news." (Hat tip, Season of Light.) Today the World Tourism Organization (WTO) launched a new awareness campaign in partnership with the International Task Force for the Protection of Children in Tourism. The goal? To stop exploiting and trafficking children in the tourism industry.
Each year more than 1 million children are trafficked for se x around the world--including through organized child s ex tourism. That's in addition to the huge number of kids who are already trafficked.
WTO encourages the tourism industry to: