Seeking mental health support must be accessible and de-stigmatized.
Value systems fueling exploitation need to shift so that humans are loved instead of used and are taught that they have worth and value—no matter what their past looked like or how bleak their future might seem.
The Philippine government isn’t being completely complacent in all this. But what good is a law against exploitation when parents are so desperate to feed their families that they choose an unfavorable option that feeds the family?
It started establishing laws against human trafficking back in the 1990s, made cybersex punishable in 2012 and is meeting the minimum standards to eliminate human trafficking according to the U. And yes, non-governmental organizations have industriously spread awareness by posting hotline numbers everywhere from airports to subways to ferries, amongst other campaigns.
Relationships in families and communities need reconciliation.